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Senior Associate 1-2 years – Projects & Real Estate

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Work type: Full time - Contract
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Projects & Real Estate

We are looking for a Senior Associate to join our Projects & Real Estate group.

Our work

You will be responsible for varied challenging complex legal work which often sets the pace in the market.  In this role you will perform primarily advisory and transactional work.

Our clients

The team works with an enviable range of clients. 

About the team
Our team advise on all facets of projects and the management and resolution of disputes in the building, engineering and resources sectors to deliver cost effective solutions to clients. We act for major contractors, prominent property owners and the leading players involved in project/infrastructure financing. It is very important to us how our team works together.  We work hard and have fun while delivering cost effective solutions to clients.

You will have

  • excellent analytical, communication and research skills - to deliver prompt and commercially astute advice
  • strong commitment to client service and well-developed relationship management ability - you will play a key role in supporting and actively developing our relationships with our clients
  • team focus - to mentor junior colleagues and ensure the effective utilisation of the group
  • enthusiasm to be involved in business development activities - presenting at industry related programs and managing strategic relationships and networks
  • first rate experience of drafting documents (including agreements, contracts, deeds, court documents etc).

You will have recognised experience gained in a similar environment and enjoy working as part of a committed team.

As a senior lawyer within the team you will be expected to maintain your networks to enhance development of the practice and be actively involved in industry related issues. You will have proven experience in assistance in the management of teams and allocating resources to ensure the efficient and effective utilisation of solicitor skill sets. You will be expected to contribute to the development of the practice so that commercially sensible and innovative solutions are provided to our clients.

About us

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia and recognised as one of the world's most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2000 lawyers in 27 locations around the world, we work with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.

What we offer

We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment - one that is based on teamwork, learning, open communication and knowledge sharing.

You will have great mentoring from partners and work in a friendly environment.

We have initiatives in place that ensure that the firm's culture is welcoming and supportive. We offer exceptional training opportunities, mentoring programs and other benefits.

How to apply
Please apply by selecting the "apply now" link below and completing an online application form.

For further information on this role, please contact Kelly Adamopoulos, Kelly.Adamopoulos@au.kwm.com

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer.

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