Front End Construction Solicitor

Colin Biggers and Paisley

A fantastic opportunity for a Front End Construction Solicitor to join our Sydney office.

We have one of the country's oldest, largest and most experienced infrastructure, construction and engineering practices. With 11 partners and a supporting team of 38 solicitors and paralegals, our construction and engineering team deliver cutting-edge advice on the most complex and challenging projects. We advise major stakeholders in the construction and engineering industries.

Our practice and partners are routinely listed amongst the best in Australia in a number of legal directories, including Chambers Asia Pacific, Best Lawyers in Australia, Doyle's Guide and The Legal 500.
Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Providing clients with legal advice
  • Regularly reviewing applicable case law and legislative changes
  • Conducting effective legal research and analysis to produce timely, commercial and legally accurate advice
  • Managing a robust workload, including prioritising work and delivering services effectively
  • Developing an understanding of client operations and strategy
  • Continual professional development and managing MCLE requirements
The successful candidate
  • 2-3 years' PQE with experience in front end construction
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions well
  • Ability to relate to people at all levels and effectively work in a team
  • A strong focus on turnaround time and ability to work under pressure
  • Practical and client focused problem solving and research skills
  • A strong, plain language communication style
About us:

At Colin Biggers & Paisley, our workplace culture focuses on excellence without losing sight of work/life balance.

We established the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation which brings together our entire community offering, underpinned by a central strategy of promoting and protecting the rights of women and children in Australia and abroad through pro bono legal services, volunteering and charitable contributions.

We offer an environment where our values of Balance, Respect, Loyalty and Integrity guide all of our actions. We continually invest in our people, providing training, learning and support, a formal mentoring program and promoting a social and connected environment. We also offer other benefits such as social and sporting functions, rewards and recognition, casual Fridays, massages and professional memberships.

Inclusion and Diversity is a priority at Colin Biggers & Paisley. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability or ethnicity.