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Senior Associate, Projects

DLA Piper
Melbourne, VIC
18 days ago: DLA Piper

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THE OPPORTUNITY
        
DLA Piper is a global law firm with momentum. Joining DLA Piper means not only joining an experienced local team, but also being part of an expanding global firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. We believe the quality of our service is defined by the qualities of our people.
An opportunity has become available for a high performing and highly technical Lawyer with 4 -7 years PAE to join our Finance & Projects team in Melbourne.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The team is very commercial and services clients across the entire life cycle of a project. The role will be exposed to interesting, high quality work. Primarily, the focus of this role will be:
  • To work across portfolio of construction and infrastructure projects and operations and maintenance engagements in sectors including:
    • transport (road and rail)
    • water (desalination, waste water and water supply)
    • a range of public sector and private clients
  • To provide advice to a variety of domestic and overseas corporate and government clients
ABOUT YOU
  • To be successful in this position you will possess strong technical skills coupled with exceptional communication skills, enabling you to develop and maintain high quality relationships with top tier clients
  • You will have a mature, confident approach and be highly motivated, thriving in a fast-paced projects practice
  • Your solid organisation skills, as well as the ability to both manage your own workload and to take direction from more senior team members will secure your success
  • Relevant national and/or international work experience in a large firm (international law/projects) will be highly desirable
If you are looking to take the next step up in your career and are motivated to make a valuable contribution to this expanding and collegiate team, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a progressive global firm that will offer you a high degree of involvement and responsibility with a commitment to your career development.
ABOUT US
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.  We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
OUR VALUES
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:
  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectation  
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.
We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent.  Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to join us, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people identifying as LGBTI, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability. 
PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING
In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.
 

    Description   THE OPPORTUNITY          DLA Piper is a global law firm with momentum. Joining DLA Piper means not only joining an experienced local team, but also being part of an expanding global firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. We believe the quality of our service is defined by the qualities of our people.     An opportunity has become available for a high performing and highly technical Lawyer with 4 -7 years PAE to join our Finance & Projects team in Melbourne.     MAIN DUTIES...