Projects and Construction Special Counsel Job in Sydney, NEWSOUTHWA Near Me - 320721 |

Projects and Construction Special Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location Australia - New South Wales - Sydney

Job ID 7ZQ3320721

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 8 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Construction - General

2024-04-10 07:36:32

A law firm in Sydney, Australia, is actively seeking a highly experienced Projects and Construction Special Counsel to assist clients, including developers, lenders, contractors, and government entities, on various front-end matters and large-scale projects. The role involves advising, drafting, liaising with clients, negotiating, and contributing to business development and marketing initiatives.


  • Project Documentation: Advise and draft a comprehensive range of project documentation, including concession agreements, project deeds, EPC/construction contracts, operation and maintenance/facilities management agreements, interface agreements, consultancy agreements, supply and offtake agreements, long-term services agreements, and lenders' direct agreements.
  • Client Assistance: Liaise with clients, providing support and guidance throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Negotiations: Assist in negotiations to ensure favorable outcomes for clients.
  • Business Development: Contribute to business development initiatives, fostering client relationships, and identifying growth opportunities.
  • Marketing: Participate in marketing efforts to enhance the firm's presence in the projects and construction sector.


  • Experience: 8+ years of post-qualification experience in a construction or projects practice.
  • Client Liaison Skills: Strong ability to liaise effectively with clients to understand and address their needs.
  • Analytical Skills: Excellent analytical skills for complex legal issues in projects and construction.
  • Drafting Skills: Proficiency in drafting various project-related documents.
  • Communication: Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Academic Achievements: Outstanding academic achievements in legal education.


  • Legal Qualifications: Qualified lawyer with relevant legal qualifications.


  • Project Expertise: In-depth knowledge of construction and project legal matters.
  • Negotiation Skills: Strong negotiation skills for favorable project outcomes.
  • Business Development: Ability to contribute to business development initiatives.
  • Marketing: Participation in marketing efforts to enhance the firm's profile.
  • Client Relationship Management: Effective management of client relationships.

This highly-regarded firm, focused on rapid global growth, has client interaction and pro bono work high on its list of achievements. Partners are invested in junior associates and group-specific training sessions are very common. Associates confirm a ?we are in this together? attitude among themselves and partners. This firm is also heavily committed to community outreach and diversity. Compensation at this firm is competitive with peer firms in the region.

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