Property and Construction Senior Associate


A brilliant opportunity for a commercially minded transactional property lawyer looking for progression and a chance to grow.

  • Broad scope of work
  • Excellent client and partner contact
  • New offices and a supportive team
About us
Gadens is a pre-eminent, independent Australian law firm with offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. With over 80 partners and more than 630 staff across our offices in Australia we provide clients with innovative and commercial advice and an outstanding client experience. We are repeatedly recognised as a leading legal service provider in the Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Best Lawyers legal directories. Many of our partners and special counsel are recognised as leaders in their areas of law.
Our Property, Construction and Planning Group is one of the most diverse property law practices in Australia. The practice acts for a range of blue chip and institutional clients and some of Australia's largest and most dynamic property management funds.
About you
We are seeking a Senior Associate (5+ years PQE) to join our Sydney based team. You will have:
  • broad transactional property experience
  • worked with a level of autonomy
  • the desire to thrive in a high pressure environment
  • a can do attitude with flexibility to meet work demands and client deadlines
  • a practical and commercial approach to issues
  • excellent drafting skills and an ability to draft documents tailored to meet a broad range of client needs
  • good communication and inter personal skills
  • a genuine interest to provide excellent service to your clients
  • a passion for client development
  • a strong team collaborative team approach and be motivated to develop and mentor junior lawyers.
The role
Predominately involving a wide range of commercial property transactions, project development work, and complex commercial and industrial leasing, you will be involved in and be responsible for transactions from their initial stage to completion.
Acting mainly for project developers, property investors and landlords, you will have excellent direct client contact. It offers an ideal opportunity for a motivated person to work independently yet within a team environment and to progress your business development skills.
You will have easy access to partners and senior practitioners and the ability to discuss ideas with your colleagues.
The role is based in Sydney and requires a good knowledge of New South Wales property.
What we offer
We provide a collaborative, open and welcoming team environment where you can achieve the best in your personal and professional development. You will be able to have relaxed interactions with your colleagues and have an opportunity to get involved in social activities and other health & wellbeing initiatives.