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Senior Legal Counsel


Job Type

Full Time

Vision Infrastructure is a full service, integrated, end-to-end legal, commercial and project services business, providing specialist services to leading ASX 100 and international publicly listed companies, as well as various Australian proprietary limited and government entities. We provide services in the following sectors:

  • Infrastructure

  • Energy

  • Resources

  • Transport

  • Defence

  • Building and Construction

About the Role

Vision Infrastructure has undergone unprecedent growth since its establishment and is looking towards even stronger growth in the 2023. As a result we are currently seeking to appoint a Senior Legal Counsel to join our team and support new and existing clients across the markets that we represent.

Reporting to the Legal Director, this role is accountable for:

  • Providing strategic commercial and legal advice on major infrastructure projects across a number of sectors including transport, renewables and resources

  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts (including upstream, downstream and consortium arrangements)

  • Drafting precedent suites of commercial agreements relevant to the infrastructure market

  • Providing advice and attending claims in regard to SOPA (across all jurisdictions)

  • Providing advice on disputes, from navigating contractual dispute resolution procedures through to litigation

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Law with a minimum of 4-5 years' experience in either private practice or in-house infrastructure legal team

  • Experience in both front-end and back-end matters (a mixture of both would be highly advantageous)

  • Experience with commercial policies and identifying key risks within contracts

  • Experience across a range of high value projects and contract models

  • Drafting expertise in construction contracts, contract claims, contract notices, advices and briefs

  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritise and work well in pressured and unpredictable environments

  • A "Can Do" attitude to consistently ensure the completion of the daily workload

The right candidate will be offered a competitive salary and bonus and will be given the opportunity to work on some of Australia’s most significant construction projects and transactions, dealing with international clients. The role will come with strong mentoring and has the opportunity for growth.

What We Offer

  • A fast paced, dynamic and supportive team environment, which facilitates innovative thinking and challenges highly intelligent and motivated people

  • A workplace that pushes your legal skills into high gear as you work on some of Australia’s most interesting and meaningful projects

  • A rare opportunity to work with major ASX listed companies and cutting-edge international businesses

  • Potential to work with international clients and travel between jurisdictions (both interstate and internationally)

  • The ability to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment

  • A workplace with a strong dedication to corporate social responsibility and the environment

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