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Solicitor (2-4 PQE) – Projects

DLA Piper
Perth, WA
19 days ago: DLA Piper

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Description

 

DLA Piper is the truly local, truly global business law firm. Joining DLA Piper means not only joining an experienced local team, but also being part of a global firm with offices located in more than 30 countries around the world, including five offices in Australia. We believe the quality of our services is defined by the quality of our people.

An opportunity has become available for a high performing and highly technical litigation Lawyer with 2 - 4 years’ post admission experience to join our busy and dynamic Finance & Projects practice in Perth.  We are seeking someone with litigation experience to assist with the contentious area of the practice, focusing on mining disputes and regulatory compliance.

Our Finance & Projects team provides clients with a comprehensive legal service that covers the entire life cycle of a project.  We work with clients across key industry sectors, including mining, resources, energy, utilities, transport and property development.  Our expertise in project finance and general lending complements our core strengths in major projects.  Our global reach delivers opportunities around the world, as well as access to international expertise.

The successful candidate will work alongside and compliment the transactional and native titles/approvals areas of the practice.  In this position, you will work primarily on contentious matters, involving a variety of geographies, commodities and stages of development. You will be directly involved in the conduct of  disputes concerning mining tenements before the Mining Warden; administrative review before the Supreme Court; and commercial disputes before the District and Supreme Courts (generally of a mining subject matter).  Particular responsibilities will include drafting advice, pleadings, particulars, evidence and submissions; client management; court appearances; and business development.

To be successful in this position you will possess a strong litigation background, commercial nous, outstanding drafting skills and exceptional attention to detail. Your strong communication skills will enable you to develop and maintain high quality relationships with clients.  You will have a mature, confident approach and be highly motivated, thriving in a fast-paced mining/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.

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 responsibility with a commitment to your career development.

What's in it for you?

•        Structured career academies and workshops

•        Rewarding strong performance through our Bonus Scheme for support and legal staff

•        Salary Continuance Insurance eligibility

•        Discounted gym memberships

•        Discounted health insurance and banking benefits

•        Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family

•        Firm-wide social calendar

To find out more about DLA Piper's corporate responsibility initiatives and programs, please visit our website - https://www.dlapiper.com/en/australia/aboutus/

Contact – Melissa Ainley, Human Resources Manager

DLA Piper is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. 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.

 

    Description   DLA Piper is the truly local, truly global business law firm. Joining DLA Piper means not only joining an experienced local team, but also being part of a global firm with offices located in more than 30 countries around the world, including five offices in Australia. We believe the quality of our services is defined by the quality of our people.   An opportunity has become available for a high performing and highly technical litigation Lawyer with 2 - 4 years’ post admission experience to join our busy and dynamic Finance & Projects practice in Perth.  We...