Job Description

  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Sydney CBD Location
  • Leading international law firm

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers operating from 58 offices worldwide in Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, the Americas and Central Asia.

Recognised for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Knowing how our clients businesses work and understanding what drives their industries is fundamental to us.

Demand on our services has created an opportunity for a Senior Associate to join the Sydney construction and engineering team. The role we are recruiting for will have a focus on front end construction matters. Our national construction and engineering practice is one of the most highly regarded practices in the market and this is a unique opportunity to join a team that presents exciting potential for career advancement and significant development opportunities.

The key responsibilities and requirements for this role are as follows:


  • Drafting, reviewing and advising on contracts, associated commercial agreements including finance arrangements, infrastructure agreements, construction management trade contracts and/or supply contracts
  • Provide high quality advice to a diverse range of clients
  • Provide mentoring to junior team members
  • Assist with business development and marketing initiatives


  • At least 5+ years PQE and 1-2 years at Senior Associate level gained within a construction and engineering practice
  • Superior analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication and organisational skills.

The successful candidate will need to be an engaging, and highly motivated individual with exceptional academic achievements.  At Norton Rose Fulbright, you will be rewarded with genuine career prospects and an excellent team environment renowned for its collaborative culture, passion for client service and professional development opportunities. Remuneration will be commensurate with relevant experience.

Norton Rose Fulbright values diversity and strives to create an inclusive environment where all employees can bring their whole selves to work. We embrace the opportunity to contribute to the communities in which we work which underpins our strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. We provide a range of opportunities in which our people can make a difference to their local and global communities including through pro bono legal work, charitable giving, volunteering and support for the environment.

We are proud that Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as well as a silver employer for LGBTI Inclusion through the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. It is the policy of NRFA Group to provide workplace adjustments for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Katie Dunlop, Resourcing Advisor on +61 02 9330 8656.

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