• Permanent Full Time
  • Sydney
  • 5-10 USD / YEAR

5-10 years’ PQE | ASX50 listed energy company | Commercial contracts and construction-focused role

  • 5-10 years’ PQE
  • ASX50 listed energy company
  • Commercial contracts and construction-focused role

About the client

Our client is one of Australia’s largest energy sector businesses. It has a diversifying portfolio of energy infrastructure, generation, and distribution assets in Australia, and is expanding internationally.

About the role

Due to growth, and opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel has been created. Reporting to a functional leader within the legal team, you will be involved in providing support in relation to significant energy infrastructure and development projects across Australia.

You will be responsible for providing commercially focused advice in relation to both construction and commercial contracts. This is a varied role, and you will work closely with the business on a wide range of projects. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with front-end construction matters for the development of new projects and the expansion of existing assets
  • Maintenance and operational contracts
  • Strategic commercial contracts
  • Procurement contracts
  • Construction litigation, claims and disputes

A strong risk-awareness and ability to negotiate and draft key terms which align with business policies and risk positions will contribute to your success in this role.

About you

You will be a commercial or construction lawyer with 5-10 years’ PQE. You will have some experience or familiarity with construction contracts and possess the capability to quickly pick up a diverse range of matters.

You will be comfortable working both autonomously and as part of a team, particularly in multi-disciplinary project delivery environments.

What this role offers you

This role offers the opportunity to join a well-resourced team working on a diverse range of projects across the energy sector.

You will be offered a highly competitive remuneration package, plus incentives. You will be well supported by a team of highly experienced lawyers, and top-tier external law firms, in a flexible environment where the legal team at highly valued.

Location: Sydney or Brisbane (hybrid)

For further information on this position please contact Nick Robertson:

Ref:  1248182
P: (02) 9241 1199
E: nick.robertson@mahlab.com.au

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