Real Estate Senior Associate

AshurstSydney

Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time
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**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 a Senior Associate to join our Real Estate team in Sydney. The real estate work is for a strong and varied client base and includes work on real estate around Australia with a focus on the Hotels and Tourism industry.

Ashurst is recognised as being one of the leading firms in the real estate area offering clients an integrated team operating at the heart of the real estate sector on a global scale. We act as a bridge between legal cultures and advise on highly complex transactions both domestically and across multiple jurisdictions.

A full job description including a breakdown of responsibilities can be found attached to the role on our careers page www.ashurst.com/en/careers

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • At least 1-3 years' property experience as a Senior Associate gained within private practice or in-house, and a keen interest in working in the hotels and leisure industry

  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • superior drafting ability

  • a commercial approach and an ability to negotiate contracts for sale and commercial leases effectively

  • strong attention to detail with well-developed analytical skills

  • ability to be team-focused and also work independently

  • ability to conduct negotiations on acquisition of buildings/land

  • 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 a highly professional global team. You will also have a range of social, sporting and health benefits available to you.