Senior Associate - Construction and Infrastructure Group - PPP

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Flexible Working Arrangements
Reference: 965877

About us and our culture

MinterEllison is one of the Asia Pacific's leading law firms. Established in Sydney in 1827, our firm today operates in Australia, Hong Kong, mainland China, Mongolia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom through a network of integrated offices and associated offices.

 At MinterEllison our aspiration is to be our clients’ best partner. Our large, diverse client base includes public and private companies, leading multinationals operating in the region, global financial institutions, and government and state-owned entities.

The opportunity

A great opportunity currently exists for a Projects and Construction disputes Senior Associate to join our Melbourne Projects, Infrastructure and Construction group (PIC). This role will focus on timely and cost-effective solutions at all stages of the project lifecycle.  You will advise a wide range of clients on dispute prevention and resolution matters using strategies including conducting litigation, to best preserve or enforce rights, or implementing options to complement or supplement court processes, such as arbitration, negotiation and ADR procedures.

The team

In the past 5 years MinterEllison's construction team has been the lead advisor on more than 150 nationally significant construction and infrastructure projects and disputes.  We focus on client requirements in the broad areas of infrastructure, procurement and project delivery, property development, energy and natural resources, dispute resolution and prevention, contract administration and legislative and regulatory requirements.

Our depth of industry knowledge and commitment to both technical excellence and commercial outcomes means we consistently deliver strategic, pertinent advise to our impressive client base which includes government entities, contractors, financiers and investors.

Examples of projects include the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre PPP, Western Distributor Project, Melbourne Metro, the Melbourne Bus Services Project, Melbourne Airport, the Melbourne Exhibition Centre Expansion, as well as many other complex infrastructure projects in the transport, health, education, justice, energy and resources sectors.

The team's Partners are recognised as leaders in the construction and PPP industry for their commerciality and their depth of knowledge and expertise. A position within the PIC team therefore offers the opportunity to learn from the best.

The requirements

To be successful in this role you will need to be a Senior Associate with PPP experience. As an individual you will need to be proactive, dedicated and a strong team player who is able to work both collaboratively and autonomously. 

What we offer

The construction team  offers a collaborative and supportive team environment and market leading work.

As a firm MinterEllison has a clear strategy that is focussed on driving stronger client relationships, growth, collaboration and innovation.

As an employer we offer competitive employment packages and a wide range of employment benefits.  Our internal support teams are second to none, and our learning and professional development programs are designed to maximise not only your legal technical expertise but also your broader skills (eg business acumen, innovation, leadership) to help you build the foundation necessary to succeed as a practitioner in this ever changing market

How to apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV, cover letter and academic transcripts for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below.  If you would like further information, please contact Lee Robinson, Resourcing Manager on 02 9921 4794 for a highly confidential discussion.

Advertised: 31 Aug 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time