Associate / Senior Associate 3-7 PQE - Projects - Sydney

  • Location:

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Top tier salary on offer

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Starke

  • Job ref:

    PR/207994_1652233694

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-10

THE OPPORTUNITY

We have an exciting opportunity for a 3-7 PQE lawyer join the Projects team of a top tier firm in Sydney. In this role, you will be working with leading partners, as well as infrastructure and energy specialists across the Australia and Asia Pacific region in our corporate, project finance, property, and environment and planning groups.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on high profile, complex infrastructure and energy projects within Australian and global markets, with leading sponsors, developers, financiers and contractors. You will develop excellent market knowledge and close client relationships, with the chance to undertake client secondments to broaden your commercial experience. Primarily you will advise on, prepare and negotiate a range of agreement types, including engineer procure construct, operation and maintenance, grid connection, design and construct, PPP project deeds, PPP subcontracts and alliance contracts.

GROUP / TEAM DESCRIPTION

This is a market leading Projects team who work on large-scale and complex construction, infrastructure and energy projects across the Asia Pacific region.

The team has a strong focus on renewables (wind, solar and batteries) and public private partnerships (PPPs). For several years, they have led the Australian renewables market by a considerable margin (for example, in the 2017 leagues tables, they advised on more than double the renewable deals of the next law firm).

Our team culture is open and supportive. We value collaboration, working with team members from different groups and disciplines (such as corporate, project finance, property, environment and planning and disputes) to provide a full service offering to shared clients and to pursue common opportunities

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate should possess

  • At least 3-7 years' post-qualified experience in front end infrastructure and/or energy work gained at big, mid-tier or boutique firms, relevant inhouse roles or from overseas.
  • A passion for energy and/or major infrastructure projects; those who take the initiative and 'own' their work.
  • Candidates who understand core construction / procurement principles will also be considered.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Alexandra Starke
D: 02 9236 9076
E: alexandrastarke@taylorroot.com.au

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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