Construction Special Counsel Sydney CBD Full Time Position The Firm Specialist construction, property, engineering, infrastructure, resources and employment law firm Vincent CCL Pty Limited (trading as Vincent Young) based in Sydney’s CBD. We are seeking a Construction Special Counsel to join our high performing team, due to an abundance of work and company growth. The team places a high value on innovation and training and you will have the opportunity to work with market-leading Partners and lawyers. You will advise key construction industry participants, both domestic and international. Key responsibilities/duties Legal drafting and negotiating the full suite of construction documents, including: building contracts, appointments, collateral warranties, deeds of novation sub-contracts, consultant appointments and bespoke contracts Design and construct contracts and consultancy agreements Providing contract administration advice Procurement, supply chain and capital works contracts Strategising to mitigate project risk to prevent litigation Managing key contracts on an ongoing basis Being point of contact for client queries and developing client relationships Helping with training and mentoring of junior lawyers Required formal qualification Law degree and strong academic results Admitted as a Solicitor in Australia (will consider candidates qualified in another jurisdiction) Required skills/experience 7 years’ Post Qualification Experience advising on construction law matters Training from, and experience working at, a reputable law firm Proven ability to interpret the law commercially and provide accurate and easily understandable advice to clients Extensive, in-depth knowledge in key areas of the law Experience with mediations is preferred. Polished communications skills Enthusiastic, constructive and confident If you are interested in this role, please apply or contact Diana Wallen on 02 9261 5900 or applicationvincentyoung.com.au.