Senior Legal Counsel

  • Location

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Contact:

    Daniel Hogan

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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The business:

A legal career expanding opportunity to join a building and construction business dedicated to delivering construction projects across a range of sectors.

The opportunity:

This is a great opportunity for a highly experienced Senior Legal Counsel with front end construction experience. Strong career progression opportunities to join the legal team in Sydney. This leading business is looking for a construction lawyer to support key stakeholders on a range of projects.

About you:

You will have a minimum of 10+ years post-admission experience as a front end construction lawyer gained in private practice and ideally in-house. You will provide advice and support to relevant senior stakeholders. You will possess the ability to identify business risk in a variety of commercial situations. Your communication skills will be exceptional.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Senior Construction Lawyer, you will report to the Head of Legal and work closely with the rest of the team.

  • You will advise, draft and negotiate on a range of predominantly construction contracts, as well as acquisition of land, procurement contracts, operating agreements, customer contracts, RFPs, and supplier equipment contracts.
  • You will provide timely advice and guidance to the business on strategic projects, and assist with board papers in relation to such projects.

Ideal candidate:

  • 10 years + post qualification experience, ideally made up of private practice and in-house experience (whether permanent role or on secondment).
  • Experience in the building and construction industry.
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate complex concepts clearly.
  • Excellent legal drafting skills - ability to draft, review and negotiate contracts.

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

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