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Senior Associate (Real Estate)

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Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Projects & Real Estate

Our work

You will be responsible for varied, challenging and complex legal work which often sets the pace in the market. In this role you will perform primarily advisory and transactional work across acquisition, development, leasing and disposal of property.

About the role

The Real Estate team works with an enviable range of clients across the industry including developers, investors and lenders, corporate and cross-border clients and government.

You will have access to some of Australia's and Asia's leading real estate businesses, with plenty of client contact, working on interesting and innovative transactions.

Our team advise on all facets of property, property development and investment. We act for major institutions who invest in real estate assets and the leading players involved in the property industry. It is very important to us how our team works together. We work hard and have fun while delivering cost effective solutions to clients.

What are we looking for?

  • recognised real estate experience gained in a similar environment
  • 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

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.


  • flexible and agile working
  • support for working parents including emergency childcare
  • corporate gym memberships, flu vaccinations, skin checks, discounts on health, general insurance and other products and services
  • swap pay for leave and Time in Lieu
  • mobility around our network when opportunities arise

About us

The King & Wood Mallesons network is now one of the top 25 law firms in the world, with circa $1 billion revenue and more than 2,700 lawyers including more than 550 partners across 30 locations including China, Hong Kong, Australia, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, the Middle East, Japan and the US.

We couple high performance with intellectual rigour to provide legal solutions that are innovative and often ground breaking. This approach enables us to help our clients adapt to the increasingly challenging markets in which they operate - no matter where they are in the world - and ensures that they have a voice to help them shape the legal and regulatory landscape.

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 Rob Anderson, rob.anderson@au.kwm.com King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer.

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