Infrastructure/Projects Lawyer/SA

Location:Sydney

About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit here.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for motivated and client focused Lawyers and Senior Associates with experience in construction/projects to join the Infrastructure practice in Sydney.

Ashurst has a market leading infrastructure team. We are dedicated "infrastructure" lawyers that advise clients on the development, operation and divestment of all types of infrastructure asset. The team brings together a wide range of legal experts with extensive experience in infrastructure-related transactions.

Our team regularly advises the government and the private sector on their most complex infrastructure transactions across multiple jurisdictions and sectors. This gives our team a thorough understanding of the most challenging business issues in the infrastructure market and our clients benefit from one of the most experienced teams of lawyers in the sector worldwide.

The Ashurst team is committed to providing the highest standards of service. We offer "end to end" project solutions for clients, from procurement, negotiation, contracting and delivery, to investment and divestment strategies, to asset augmentation and operation. This "cradle to grave" approach advising on the full lifecycle of major projects is what sets us apart from other firms.

More information on the role and team can be found in the Job Description attached to the role on our website www.ashurst.com/en/careers

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years' front-end construction experience gained within private
  • Excellent communication skills, both
  • A
commercial approach and an ability to negotiate contracts for sale and commercial leases effectively
  • Strong attention to detail with
  • Ability to be team-focused and
  • Ability to supervise and nurture junior
  • Ability to lead negotiations on acquisition of
  • Compulsory acquisition knowledge would be
  • A proactive, positive and
energetic approach with a commitment to providing excellent service and, a desire to interact with the market and build client relationships

At Ashurst, you'll have the opportunity to work in an environment that encourages learning and excellence with some of Australia's leading professionals. You will also have a range of social, sporting and health benefits available to you.