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Job Title Senior Associate - Construction
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Job Location Sydney
Practice Group/Department
Role Senior Associate

Our Construction & Engineering practice is recognised as one of the leading teams in Australia. Demand on our services has created an opportunity for a front end Construction Senior Associate to join the Sydney team. Working across a range of large domestic and international projects this is a unique opportunity to pursue an area of construction law that presents exciting potential for career advancement and significant development opportunities.

The key responsibilities and requirements for this role are as follows;


• Assist clients, including developer, lender, contractor and government clients on a range of front end matters and large scale projects
• Advise on and draft a 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, lenders' direct agreements etc.
• Manage renewable energy projects
• Liaise with clients and assist in negotiations
• Assist with business development and marketing initiatives


•5+ years PQE gained within a construction or projects practice
• Strong client liaison skills
• Excellent analytical, drafting and communication skills
• Strong time management & organisational skills with the capacity to manage multiple projects and conflicting priorities simultaneously

The successful candidate will need to be an energetic, driven and focused individual with exceptional academic achievements. At Norton Rose Fulbright, you will be rewarded with genuine career prospects and an excellent team environment renowned for its collaborative culture, passion for client service and professional development opportunities.

Norton Rose Fulbright values diversity and strives to create an inclusive culture where all our people can bring their whole selves to work. We embrace the opportunity to contribute to the communities in which we work which underpins our strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. We provide a range of opportunities in which our people can make a difference to their local and global communities including through pro bono legal work, charitable giving, volunteering and support for the environment.
We are proud that Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as well as a silver employer for LGBTI Inclusion through the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.
To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. It is the policy of NRFA Group to provide workplace adjustments for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. For further information about the role, or if you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Yvette Borradale on 03 8686 6003.

If you are trans or gender diverse and would like a confidential discussion before applying, please contact Yvette Borradale (03) 8686 6003 or Scott Baker (02) 9330 8578.