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Construction Special Counsel


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* Construction Special Counsel

Construction Special Counsel

Posted 1 day ago. 18 people have viewed this job.


SYDNEY, NSW External link. Opens in a new window

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Work Type:
Full time position
Permanent position
8:30am - 5:30pm


Level 12, 20 Bond St SYDNEY NSW 2000 External link. Opens in a new window

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Last Modified:
02 February 2021


Construction Special Counsel

Sydney CBD

Full Time Position

The Firm

Specialist construction, property, engineering, infrastructure, resources and employment law firm Vincent CCL Pty Limited (trading as Vincent Young) based in Sydneys CBD.

We are seeking a Construction Special Counsel to join our high performing team, due to an abundance of work and company growth. The team places a high value on innovation and training and you will have the opportunity to work with market-leading Partners and lawyers. You will advise key construction industry participants, both domestic and international.

Key responsibilities/duties

* Legal drafting and negotiating the full suite of construction documents, including:
* building contracts, appointments, collateral warranties, deeds of novation
* sub-contracts, consultant appointments and bespoke contracts
* Design and construct contracts and consultancy agreements
* Providing contract administration advice
* Procurement, supply chain and capital works contracts

* Strategising to mitigate project risk to prevent litigation
* Managing key contracts on an ongoing basis
* Being point of contact for client queries and developing client relationships
* Helping with training and mentoring of junior lawyers

Required formal qualification

* Law degree and strong academic results
* Admitted as a Solicitor in Australia (will consider candidates qualified in another jurisdiction)

Required skills/experience

* 7+ years Post Qualification Experience advising on construction law matters
* Training from, and experience working at, a reputable law firm
* Proven ability to interpret the law commercially and provide accurate and easily understandable advice to clients
* Extensive, in-depth knowledge in key areas of the law
* Experience with mediations is preferred.
* Polished communications skills
* Enthusiastic, constructive and confident

If you are interested in this role, please apply or contact Diana Wallen on 02 9261 5900 or application@vincentyoung.com.au.

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