Lawyer (2-4 PQE) - Major Projects and Construction

Last updated 4 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

The role

Working for Andrew Leece we have an exciting opportunity for a driven and ambitious Lawyer (2-4 PQE) to join our Major Projects and Construction team located in Canberra on a full time basis.

This role will see you working on a diverse range of matters—including some of the largest infrastructure projects in the Asia-Pacific region—covering airports, rail, hydrogen and other infrastructure procurement and regulatory advice work in relation to a range of industries. In addition to complex front-end work, the team works closely with the back-end of the practice advising and supporting clients on disputes, project delivery and contract management issues.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • strong commercial law experience;
  • a demonstrated ability to draft clear, concise, correct and commercial advice and documents;
  • a strong sense of purpose, ambition and a proactive approach to your work;
  • a very strong focus on quality;
  • the ability to interact confidently with our clients;
  • the desire to work as part of close-knit high performing team.

The Major Project and Construction team

The Major Projects and Construction team is one of the largest dedicated projects practices in the Asia Pacific region, working on some of the most significant infrastructure, construction, engineering and contract mining projects in the region for public and private participants.

We advise the full spectrum of participants, from owners, developers and project sponsors to Federal, State and Local Government agencies, financiers, project managers, consultants and contractors. We know and understand the practical, as well as the purely legal, aspects of what all participants in major projects want to achieve, and have a particular expertise in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in complex economic and social infrastructure construction projects.

For further information, please visit our Construction and Major Projects showcase page on LinkedIn.

How to Apply?

We prefer to work directly with candidates, if you are interested in this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button or contact the consultant, details below, for more information. Clayton Utz is an inclusive employer that supports flexible work arrangements, please feel free to discuss your flexibility needs with the recruiter for this role.

Consultant Contact Details

Emma Tyson, (03) 9286 6682

Accessibility and Inclusion

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