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Lawyer - Construction

Lander & Rogers - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Award winning national private practice
  • A key focus on front end construction matters
  • Opportunity open to both Lawyers and Senior Associates

About The Company

Lander & Rogers is a leading independent law firm, with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and global reach. Our focus is on innovating the client experience and leading change in legal service delivery. We are also committed to supporting our communities through our pro bono work.

About The Role

Reporting directly to the Partner, this position takes a key focus on the Construction stream. This exciting career opportunity sits in a busy and growing practice and will see you mentored and developed whilst working with a wide range of clients spanning large blue chip retailers, developers and sub contractors. You will provide relevant construction related legal advice and will focus on a broad cross section of work. Although the role takes a key focus on front end matters, it also includes some dispute work.

Responsibilities
  • Drafting construction contracts based on amended Australian standard form of contracts and bespoke form of contracts
  • Review construction contracts and recommend amendments
  • Drafting consultancy agreements and related documents
  • Providing contract administration advice
  • Assist in the prosecution of and defence of claims
  • Liaising with clients
  • Coaching and mentoring of lawyers, graduates and seasonal clerks
  • Contributing to the retention and development of business

Skills & Experience
  • Current practising certificate for Victoria
  • 3+ years PAE
  • Experience in construction law with a strong interest in working on front end matters
  • Back end exposure desired but not essential
  • Training and experience gained in a mid or top tier law firm

Culture

People choose Landers for our down-to-earth, collaborative and supportive culture. We invest in our people and empower them to bring their best selves to work, both personally and professionally. We promote a diverse and inclusive environment with a strong focus on wellbeing, leadership and development.

Benefits
  • Purchase leave and paid parental leave
  • Study support and secondment opportunities
  • Flexible working, excellent mentors and a genuine career path
  • Opportunity to participate in the firm's Pro Bono & Community practice
  • Award winning Wellness Program

How To Apply

Click APPLY or contact Jasmine Klooger, Talent Acquisition Manager, jklooger@landers.com.au. 03 9269 9711.

Lander & Rogers is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity and inclusion.

We conduct background checks including criminal record checks on all successful candidates as a condition of employment.