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Solicitor 2-4 years - Environment & Planning

Apply now Job no: 497334
Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Environment & Planning

About the team

Our team is a busy and growing team which is engaged across a range of projects and transactions - with a focus on high-end technical work. In addition to Queensland real estate project and transaction work, we also act on a range of projects (including renewable energy, infrastructure and resources) across Australia and on high profile disputes. Working closely with Matthew Austin, you will have the opportunity to be involved with great clients, major projects and a variety of matters.

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

  • first rate experience of drafting documents (including contracts, deeds, agreements and advices).
  • excellent analytical and research skills – to apply changes in law.
  • excellent communication skills – to contribute to the delivery of prompt and commercially focussed advice.
  • strong commitment to client service and well-developed relationship management ability - you will play a role in supporting and actively developing our relationships with clients
  • team focus - to facilitate effective teamwork by developing strong internal relationships
  • recognised experience gained in a similar environment (below) and enjoy working as part of a committed team.

Ideally you would also have experience in some of the following areas:

  • State & Federal environment and planning assessments and approval processes and advice.
  • Planning and development law.
  • Project facilitation options for clients.
  • Environment and planning disputes, compensation and land acquisition claims.


Who are we?

We are Asia’s top tier international law firm with deep roots in Australia spanning almost 200 years. With 30 offices, we have over 3,000 lawyers strategically positioned on the ground in the world's growth markets and financial centres.  

Why work with us?

We promote a culture based on respect, trust, inclusivity, diversity, flexibility, mastery and growth. We seek to create a workplace where our people are proud to work and where their ambitions can be realised. Connection with our people is a priority, we offer targeted and meaningful conversations around professional and personal development, with regular feedback and coaching. 

What else we’ll offer

  • Access to market leading work in your chosen specialty, and the opportunity to work with leaders in their fields
  • Flexible ways of working and various leave arrangements to balance your work and life commitments
  • Holistic wellbeing programs supporting mental and physical health, including access to a broad range of mental health resources, EAP, gym memberships, flu vaccinations, skin cancer checks and in house catered meals.
  • Mobility around our network when opportunities arise
  • Access to a large range of learning and development opportunities to help you meet your goals
  • A detailed framework to support working parents in balancing their personal and professional priorities, including 26 weeks paid parental leave open to both primary and secondary carers with no minimum service period for permanent employees
  • Corporate discounts on health and general insurance, superannuation advice and other products and services
  • Opportunities to participate in a wide range of pro-bono and community impact programs, and inclusion networks


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 Kellie McLean, Senior Resourcing Consultant at kellie.mclean@au.kwm.com.

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged. We welcome, value, support and harness the positive benefits that people’s different life experiences bring, especially as they relate to gender, sexual orientation, culture, faith, disability and life stages. 

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.

Agencies - please note that we are not currently accepting applications from agencies for this role.

All job applications must be submitted through kwm.com, Seek, LinkedIn or an authorised agency, applications through any other third party websites will not be accepted.


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