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Job Title Associate (8 years +), Construction Litigation – Brisbane
Job Location Brisbane
Department
Job Type Lawyers/Attorneys
Description

The Brisbane office of our global Projects & Construction team is recruiting for a senior lawyer to join our team.

Globally we act for many of the world's major international contractors and other market participants. We offer a rounded, client-centric perspective and our expertise encompasses the full spectrum of projects & construction services.

With over 200 lawyers across six continents, we are a worldwide force in the projects & construction market with an established, enviable track record of partnering global experience with local knowledge to secure success.

Our transactional team advises on critical and complex infrastructure projects with significant capabilities throughout the project lifecycle.

We have also gained a reputation for specialising in cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and complex disputes. We have unparalleled domestic and international arbitration experience which is underpinned and enhanced by our deep sector knowledge and long experience of local arbitral centres across the globe.

A client testimonial from Legal 500 says that it's our "ability to deliver quick, practical and strategic advice that allows matters to be resolved quickly".

About the Role

In Brisbane, we are looking for a bright and ambitious senior lawyer with at least 8 years' experience to work with some of the World's leading construction, infrastructure, and resource participants. An existing network and the ability to build lasting client relationships will be important as the firm looks to grow is presence in the region. The ability to work independently and as part of a multi-jurisdictional team will be key.

You will have solid construction litigation experience, ideally gained from another private practice where you have received excellent training and exposure. Experience gained in Australia or internationally on high value and complex cross border construction and resources disputes would be well regarded.

Experience working with contractors would be a bonus. Our back-end practice will see you involved in claims management, mediation, expert determination, litigation and arbitration (including international arbitrations) throughout the region.

About the Firm

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, specialising in the sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity, namely: insurance, transport, construction, energy, trade and commodities.

It is globally integrated, offering a comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious legal services and commercially-minded legal advice to businesses operating across the world. Clyde & Co is committed to operating in a responsible way.

This means progressing towards a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of its communities and clients, using its legal skills to support its communities through pro bono work, volunteering and charitable partnerships, and minimising the impact it has on the environment.

The firm has 480 partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and 5000 people overall in over 60 offices and associated offices worldwide.

We offer a rewarding work environment that supports professional growth and opportunities. We value diversity in our workplace and it is the policy of the Firm to recruit, hire, promote, reassign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law.

How to apply

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic and progressive firm. If you are interested in this position, please submit your application directly (including cover letter, resume and academic transcript).

Please note that only candidates that have been selected for interview will be contacted.