Job Description

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers based in over 58 offices across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Our Real Estate practice group is recognised as one of the leading Property teams in Australia. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Associate to join the Real Estate team in the Brisbane office working alongside leaders in this area of law. This is a unique opportunity to pursue an area of property law that presents exciting potential for career advancement and significant development opportunities.

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

Responsibilities

• Manage complex commercial property law transactions including acquisition and disposals
• Advise clients across a variety of industries including hospitality and tourism, transport, infrastructure, mining and commodities
• Provide general commercial and contract advice
• Conducting due diligence investigations and providing advice
• Provide land tenure and titles advice
• Provide high end advice on major tourism infrastructure projects including hotel and resorts, advising from the initial development stage (including approvals) through to the operational and management stage

Requirements

• 5+ years’ PQE gained within a real estate practice in an international or top tier law firm
• Previous commercial and industrial leasing experience required
• Strong drafting and negotiation skills and acute commercial acumen are considered essential
• Experience working on complex sales and acquisitions
• Excellent analytical, drafting and communication skills
• Exceptional client liaison skills

The successful candidate will need to be an energetic, driven and focused 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 03 8686 6072.

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