Infrastructure/Projects Lawyer

The Opportunity:

We are looking for motivated and client focused Lawyers with experience in construction/projects to join the Infrastructure practice in Sydney.

Ashurst has a market leading infrastructure team. We are dedicated "infrastructure" lawyers that advise clients on the development, operation and divestment of all types of infrastructure asset. The team brings together a wide range of legal experts with extensive experience in infrastructure-related transactions.

Our team regularly advises the government and the private sector on their most complex infrastructure transactions across multiple jurisdictions and sectors. This gives our team a thorough understanding of the most challenging business issues in the infrastructure market and our clients benefit from one of the most experienced teams of lawyers in the sector worldwide.

The Ashurst team is committed to providing the highest standards of service. We offer "end to end" project solutions for clients, from procurement, negotiation, contracting and delivery, to investment and divestment strategies, to asset augmentation and operation. This "cradle to grave" approach advising on the full lifecycle of major projects is what sets us apart from other firms.

More information on the role and team can be found in the Job Description attached to the role on our website

Desired Skills and Experience:

2-4 years' front-end construction experience gained within private practice or in-house
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Superior drafting ability
A commercial approach and an ability to negotiate contracts for sale and commercial leases effectively
Strong attention to detail with well-developed analytical skills
Ability to be team-focused and also work independently
Ability to lead negotiations on acquisition of buildings/land
Compulsory acquisition knowledge would be preferred but not compulsory.
A proactive, positive and energetic approach with a commitment to providing excellent service and, a desire to interact with the market and build client relationships

What makes Ashurst a great place to work?

We offer you all the things you should expect from an international law firm: competitive remuneration with the flexibility to reward high performance, flexible working, complimentary gym memberships, corporate health plans and an industry - leading programme that celebrates diversity and inclusion. We are committed to delivering positive impacts to our communities through our Social Impact programme, with a strong emphasis on working with First Nations people through our pro bono practice. We aim to recruit, retain and promote the best people from the widest possible talent pools. We are committed to offering a safe and welcoming environment for all employees to ensure they are supported to work at their best. Beyond this, what sets Ashurst apart from others is our global strength, our drive to innovate and collaborate , and our commitment to excellence. It is these values that make Ashurst a unique place to work.
Sydney, NSW, AU