• Environment & Planning Lawyer
    Melbourne - CBD Inner Suburbs
    November 30, 2017
    • Leading global firm; Melbourne office
    • One of largest Environment & Planning teams in Australia
    • Work on some of the largest planning transactions in the country

    The Firm

    Our client is the Environment and Planning group of a prestigious, international law firm.

    With their services high in demand, they are now in the market for a Senior Associate or Special Counsel.

    You will be involved in a:

    • Mix of litigation, advisory and transactional work, including appearances before the appeal tribunals/Supreme Court in relation to planning appeals, incorporating legislative changes and policy review/drafting;
    • Planning focus;
    • For a variety of premier clientele, including large corporates, developers and government agencies.

    You will be a:

    • Senior Associate or Special Counsel, who has 6+ years' PAE and in a top Environment and Planning team, coming from an international/top-tier firm;
    • Excellent academics;
    • Have experience in compulsory acquisitions, planning litigation/disputes, project management and advising a range of experts (such as planners, valuers, etc.);
    • Advocacy experience would be advantageous but is not essential;
    • Strong drafting skills and technical ability;
    • Strong communicator, who is able to manage a busy caseload and has proven abilities in building and maintaining long-lasting client relationships;
    • Experience in a leadership role and developing junior lawyers.


    • Marketing leading salary package.
    • Path to partnership.
    • Fantastic secondment opportunities.
    • Autonomy.
    • Friendly work environment, collegiate and open.

    For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla on 02 9233 7977 and quote reference number CO31409.

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