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April

Senior Associate - Construction And Infrastructure

McInnes Wilson Lawyers - Brisbane Grove, NSW

Legal
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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Senior Associate with back-end construction experience to join our Construction and Infrastructure team in our Brisbane office on a permanent full-time basis.

You will offer commercially focused legal services in construction, project delivery and related disputes for construction companies, developers and all levels of government in Queensland and throughout Australia.

You will also play an integral part in the team’s business development activities, which may include presentations to clients.

Core duties and responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Dispute resolution advice;
  • Acting in disputed construction related matters;
  • Client relationship management;
  • Management of files;
  • Court and tribunal appearances;
  • Drafting correspondence to clients and other parties; and
  • Assisting in divisional marketing and business development activities.

Requirements

The successful incumbent will possess the following:

  • At least 5 years post admission experience in construction and infrastructure related matters;
  • Ability to produce high quality work under strict time frames;
  • Strong knowledge of construction legislation and case law;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and interpersonal;
  • Strong mentoring skills;
  • A commitment to drive continuous improvement for the team, including through precedent development;
  • High level problem solving skills and the ability to learn new tasks quickly; and
  • Strong time management and organisational skills together with the capacity to manage multiple projects and conflicting priorities simultaneously and autonomously.

Flexibility with working hours may be required to meet operational needs at times.

The Firm

McInnes Wilson Lawyers is a full service firm and has a wealth of experience in a broad range of specialised legal services.

Since the firm’s establishment in 1975, we have grown to include 40+ Principals and over 300 staff, with well-established offices in Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Maroochydore, Melbourne and an affiliated office in Sydney.

The firm consistently out-performs larger competitors on value, service and technical excellence across a broad range of specialised legal industries and disciplines.

Rewards and Benefits

With a Health, Wealth, Life and Sustainability program including complimentary personal training and on-site massage, the firm also offers fortnightly in-house training and a mentoring program.

A salary package plus superannuation will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with skills and experience. 


Special Requirements


Employment will require a criminal history check.


Applications

Applications should include a current curriculum vitae and a detailed cover letter that outlines how the candidate requirements are met.

For further information please contact Human Resources on (07) 3518 4851.