Projects Lawyer

Ablethorpe Recruitment

Multiple new and rare front end projects PPP construction roles in the top tier in arguably Australia's best international projects practice.

  • Top tier projects and construction practice
  • 2-3 years PQE through to Senior Associate roles
  • Private and Public Sector panel work flows
Our Client

Our client is a leading top-tier level international specialist projects legal practice offering a full business law service to many of the world's pre-eminent corporations as well as public sector organisations.  

It's Projects team advises public and private sector clients on a range of large-scale projects, including hospitals, schools, power stations and wind farms.  It has particular expertise in construction law and public-private partnerships involving partnering between government and private sector entities, and secondary market sales of large infrastructure projects such as ports and water treatment plants.  

The group has a great local culture and is widely admired for its professionalism and as a preferred place to work. 

The Role 

The successful applicant will be required to work on a range of Project and Public-Private Partnership matters for a number of key public and private clients, across a broad range of industries, including private and public services and utilities, transport, health, water and other social infrastructure.  

On a daily basis, this role will involve contract drafting, advising and negotiation for sponsors, financiers, funds, contractors, governments and other public bodies in relation to complex construction, engineering,  project-finance and large-scale infrastructure projects within Australia and in the Asia-Pacific region, including PPPs and privatisations. You will report directly into lead Partner's and also get direct client contact and the opportunity to engage in business development.

We would like to hear from all applicants with 2+ years experience in Projects and or Project Finance up to and including the junior Senior Associate level for these key roles.  

What's on Offer

These are unique opportunities in front-end projects that presents exciting potential for career advancement and significant development opportunities, including the possibility for international opportunities.  

You will get access to a blue-chip client base and the possibility to become an integral member of a projects practice that will only grow overtime.

To Apply

Please apply online using the links below. Otherwise please call our Director of Legal Recruitment Stuart Ablethorpe on 0403 791 000 or Kyle Karpinski-Bell on +613 9923 7454 quoting the above job title or send your CV direct to  

All discussions will be in strict confidence and your CV details will not be passed to any third party or prospective employer until instructed by you.

Want More?

For the best specialist advice in positioning your legal career whether that be getting the right experience to progress to Senior Associate, Partner or General Counsel, obtaining your next in-house legal counsel or private practice role, or simply maximising your review, contact Stuart Ablethorpe for a confidential discussion.   

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Ablethorpe Recruitment is a specialist legal recruitment agency operating in Australia and internationally.