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Construction Legal is always looking for ambitious and motivated people to be part of our team. To be considered for a role, please submit your details to the e-mail address below, including your resume and cover letter outlining your experience.

Lawyer or Associate – Construction
(2 to 4 years)

MARCH 2024

Natural ability to liaise with clients and a high attention to detail? If you like the view from the top another exciting opportunity has come up to join our expanding law firm.

Construction Legal is an award winning boutique construction, property and litigation firm. Our clients range from developers, construction companies and government entities to infrastructure contractors. Our practice is growing at a rapid rate and we are now looking for someone who is interested in property law and is ready to hit the ground running with our expanding client base.   

As a Lawyer or Associate with 2 to 4 years’ experience working in property, construction or infrastructure law, you will be running your own practice.

What the role offers:

  • Remunerated at Tier 1 law firm rates
  • High level mentor support from our Principal Solicitor who has over 20 years of experience, including a decade at a Tier 1 law firm
  • Opportunity to run your own matters and be responsible for projects end-to-end
  • Ongoing development and management of your client relationships

What you’ll bring:

  • Be able to work calmly under tight timeframes and be an excellent communicator
  • Ability to manage complex transactions
  • Seamless contract drafting and contract review for residential properties
  • Good mentoring skills to guide paralegals providing conveyancing support
  • Have a well organised, practical mindset

Our team are highly experienced lawyers and advisors who offer tier one advice across the building, construction and infrastructure sectors. We are also lucky enough to work in the heart of Sydney’s CBD with a dynamic group of people.

Each day is different at our firm, with varying legal work such as large property acquisitions, complex construction and commercial disputes and front-end contracts and advisory work. In addition to conveyancing and property matters, we expect you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting matters from time to time.

The work environment
Everyone pulls their weight as part of a larger team – in times of need, everyone chips in to get the job done. 

You will have carriage of your own matters with a relative level of autonomy and ongoing senior support. This is not a role where you will be micromanaged or spoon fed. You will work alongside the principal and have access to continuous mentoring as you develop your practice.

Skills and experience


  • Minimum of 2+ years PQE
  • Completed your law degree with strong academic results
  • Completed property, contracts, civil procedure or related subjects (such as evidence) as part of your law degree
  • An ability to communicate, both in writing and orally, clearly and concisely
  • An ability to apply commercial acumen to each legal matter
  • Good judgement and common sense
  • A self-starter’s attitude and ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team
  • Admirable work ethic and the aspiration to provide commendable service at every juncture of your work

Ideally you will also have:

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Experience in commercial property law
  • A genuine passion for the construction and property industry

As a firm, we take pride in investing and equipping our team members with the skills to be exceptional lawyers delivering great results for our clients. If you have a superb attitude, good grades and want to run your own practice, we would love to hear from you. Application details below.

If you’re ready to grab a new opportunity, send a cover letter outlining your experience, your CV and your academic transcript via e-mail (with the subject title: Lawyer/Associate Application) to:
Be sure to tell us what drives you and why you want to work with us.


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