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Construction Lawyer

Small firm, big matters! Fantastic career opportunity with lots of client exposure, quality work and experienced team. Contact Ross on 0431 267 250.

Reference No: 3679582
Location: Brisbane
Work type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Specialist construction work - advisory and disputes
  • First class matters, mentoring and career progression
  • Brisbane CBD location | Salary to $250k dep on experience
The firm:

We are working with a well-established Brisbane law firm whose highly-regarded construction practice handles a mix of front and back end matters. 

On offer is an excellent opportunity to work on high-profile, interesting and often unique projects while enjoying a supportive and collaborative work environment.

This role is broad in remit and will see you involved in drafting and negotiating construction-related agreements, advising on risk management strategies, handling dispute resolution, ensuring regulatory compliance, and offering project advice to clients at different stages of construction projects. 


  • Competitive Remuneration: Enjoy a competitive salary package commensurate with your experience, with bonuses taking your total to ~$250k +
  • Professional Development: Access ongoing training and development opportunities, including further study or external courses
  • Work-Life Balance: flexible work options, either in the office or WFH
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a supportive and close-knit team that fosters a positive work culture.
  • Exposure to Top-Tier Work: Gain valuable experience by working on challenging and diverse construction matters.
  • Mentorship: Benefit from mentorship opportunities with experienced partners to advance your legal career.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 5 years PAE construction experience (either front end or back end), gained from a reputable firm or in-house environment;
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills for various construction-related agreements;
  • Ability to handle dispute resolution, including mediation and litigation when necessary;
  • Familiarity with construction regulations, industry standards, and risk management strategies; and
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.

To discuss this, or other opportunities we may be working on, please contact Ross Dakin at Peppercorn Recruitment on 0431 267 250 or email, referencing Job Number 3679582.