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February

Commercial Or Construction Litigator

GORILLA JOBS - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Firm



A booming boutique firm with offices based in walking distance of Darling Harbour that specialises in Construction Litigation. The firm is currently operated by a highly experienced and competent sole practitioner. The firm's clients range from private home owners to contractor-builders, and the work sources range from Brisbane to Melbourne and Sydney.



The Role



The role for a Commercial or Construction Litigator has arisen due to pure need. The firm is pumping with work and another experienced and competent Commercial or Construction Litigator is required to join. The ideal candidate will have Construction Litigation experience but the firm is also open to experienced Commercial Litigators who have a genuine interest in learning Construction Law.



As the firm takes on work in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, the firm is open to applicants from Brisbane and Melbourne.



Owing to the size of the firm the ideal candidate will have either only practised in small boutique firms or prefer practising in small boutique firms and therefore will be accustomed to being extremely hands on in their work and their caseload management.



The main bulk of work that comes through the firm is a combination of Security for Payments claims and general Construction litigation only. There is no Infrastructure work and interested applicants should be prepared to perform this narrow scope of work on a regular basis.



Essential Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years PAE in Commercial Litigation or Construction Litigation in a reputable Australian law firm
  • Speak a second language: Mandarin or Lebanese
  • Extensive experience dealing with a wide array of Commercial contracts and Commercial disputes
  • Advocacy experience
  • Experience working in small firm and being extremely hands on with case preparation, including compiling evidence for briefs



On Offer


  • Above-market salary for the right person
  • Specialise in Commercial Litigation full-time
  • Opportunity to learn Construction Law if you don't already have experience in this area
  • Work with an experienced Litigator with a booming business
  • Opportunity to engage in advocacy work up to but excluding the final hearing, when counsel will be engaged
  • Opportunity to work on matters sourced in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane without leaving Sydney (unless you are already based in Melbourne or Brisbane)
  • Opportunity to work in a non-corporate, relaxed firm atmosphere where you do not even need to wear a suit (unless attending court or client meetings)
  • For Sydney residents: Work in an office in a picturesque location, close to the water



To Apply



Pleas send your resume to legalrecruitment@gorillajobs.com.au or for a confidential discussion regarding your eligibility please call Ellie on 0468 842 406.
  • Above-market Salary for the right person
  • Commercial Litigation Experience or Construction Litigation Experience
  • Join a progressive Litigation-specialist law firm