Legal Counsel

  • Location

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Daniel Hogan

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:


The business:

A standout in-house counsel career opportunity to join a major Australian business within a substantial legal team environment.

The opportunity:

A vital Legal Counsel position with strong career progression opportunities to join the in-house legal team in Sydney. Our client is looking for a construction/infrastructure lawyer to support a range of key stakeholders in the business.

About you:

You will be a construction lawyer with strong contract review, negotiation and drafting experience, giving advice and support to relevant senior stakeholders. You will have trained and gained experience in a major construction/projects team in a top-tier or mid-tier law firm. Ideally you will have gained subsequent in-house experience where you will have been a key point of contact for legal advice and worked unsupervised with the ability to identify business risk in a variety of commercial situations. Your communication skills will be exceptional.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and negotiation of contracts and associated documentation for major infrastructure projects.
  • Identify key project, commercial and legal risks and propose solutions to project teams.
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders on all aspects of project work and develop key relationships.
  • Engage with and manage appropriately external counsel.

Ideal candidate:

  • The successful candidate will have 5-8 year post-admission experience within front end construction matters gained from a mid-tier, top-tier law firm and in-house team.
  • Experience of building key stakeholder relationships.
  • A team player that can also work on own initiative and autonomously.

To express your interest in this position please email your CV (in word format) to or call Daniel Hogan on 02 9236 9000

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.