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Senior Legal Counsel (Front-End Construction)

WSP Australia

Senior Legal Counsel (Front-End Construction) Not the job you're looking for? Become a member of our talent community to stay connected and be informed of any new opportunities. As one of the world’s leading professional services firms, WSP provides technical expertise and strategic advice to clients in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Resources (including Mining and Industry) Water, Power and Environmental sectors. We also offer highly specialised project and program delivery and advisory services.

Our experts include engineers, advisors, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. With approximately 50,000 talented people globally, we are uniquely positioned to deliver successful and sustainable projects, wherever our clients need us. To find out more about working at WSP, our culture and values, WSP and please visit our website www.

wsp.com . The Opportunity We are looking for a mature, solution-oriented and pragmatic Senior Legal Counsel to join our team of four lawyers in Sydney.

You will report to the Deputy General Counsel and provide legal services relating to commercial contracts, insurance and insurance-related matters, the development of template precedents, corporate governance, as well as provide general legal support to our Australian business as a trusted and valued advisor. Day to day, you will be given the opportunity to: draft and negotiate engineering services contracts, standard form contracts/subcontracts and other commercial agreements to support large infrastructure projects act as the main point of contact for a portfolio of internal/external clients, under the guidance of the Deputy General Counsel (Australia) and the General Counsel (Asia Pacific) deliver a high standard of work, ensuring deadlines are met and clients are kept informed contribute to training programs for non-legal staff You are a Construction Lawyer with at least 6 years PQE gained in either an in-house legal team of a construction, engineering or infrastructure company or within a top tier law firm. You can negotiate contracts on large projects, and you are a self-starter, able to work independently with minimal supervision.

What we will offer you At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement. Some of the many benefits we may offer our employees include: Flexible working hours and working from home Global mobility Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave Corporate employee discounts and offers Salary continuance insurance Wellness at work & social club Workplace giving /volunteering Employee re.


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