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Junior Construction Solicitor (1-2 years PQE) Sydney NSW

Hicksons Lawyers

Hicksons Lawyers Sydney NSW Australia

1 month ago

Posted: 03/05/2023

Closing Date: 03/06/2023

Job Type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: Sydney

Job Category: Legal

Job Description

Hicksons is a commercial law firm that assists government, companies, organisations, and individuals throughout Australia to create sustainable value through legal and commercial advice, services, and solutions. Our breadth of expertise is reflected in our diverse practice groups and complemented by our industry and sector focus. With offices in Sydney and Newcastle, we work across geographies with smart technology to keep connected to our clients.

We pride ourselves on our energy and authenticity to drive client solutions, attract and develop talent and serve our broader community. With over 65 years in practice, we consider ourselves to be visionary thought leaders who have harnessed our history and experience, emerging as a market-leading legal and advisory business.

The Role
We are looking for a front-end construction Solicitor with 1 - 2 years’... PQE experience to join our Real Estate and Construction team. This role will see you providing full range front-end advice to various developer and contractor clients on project structuring and documentation, risk allocation, procurement strategy, delivery and administration.

You will be involved in the preparation, review and negotiation of different types of commercial contracts including construction contracts, development agreements and agreements for lease.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work with industry leading professionals in an innovative and collaborative work environment. You will gain excellent hands-on experience working on a variety of complex and diverse projects across a broad portfolio of clients. You will receive hands-on mentoring and support from the supervising partner and other lawyers within the team, each of whom will be committed to ensuring you succeed in your role.

What You Offer:
We are looking for a Solicitor who will bring energy and innovation to Hicksons. The ideal candidate will:
• have previous experience and background in front-end construction law matters;
• have strong communication, drafting and presentation skills;
• demonstrate an ability to draft clear and concise commercial advice and documents;
• have a willingness to participate and enhance your business development skills;
• an ability to build effective working relationships with clients; and
• demonstrate an ability to perform legal research.

Previous experience in back-end construction law is highly regarded, but not required.

What We Offer:
We truly believe we provide individuals with opportunities for growth and development both professionally and personally. We are passionate about creating our next generation leaders by both nurturing and promoting from entry level through to partnership and hiring candidates with expertise, excellence and an innovative approach.

Our core values of excellence, integrity, respect and responsibility represent the shared beliefs which guide our interactions and behaviours with our clients, our colleagues and our community. We offer a range of benefits and reward initiatives including access to competitive parental leave, quarterly reward programs, wellbeing initiatives and an opportunity to engage with charity and community activities.

To have a confidential discussion on the role and our offering, please contact the People and Culture team – (02) 9293 5431.

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Please note pre-employment screening checks will be conducted on all successful applicants including a national police check
Sydney NSW Australia

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