Career Opportunity

Property & Development Lawyer (2+ years PAE)

  • Grow with this busy practice area.
  • Full time or part time opportunity, with flexible and remote work options
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Who we are

As one of the largest regionally based law firms in Victoria, with offices in Geelong, Melbourne and Torquay, we are a leading law firm with a difference; we care about our people, our clients and our community.

As leaders in implementing innovative legal processes and practices, our focus is on continuing to develop leading legal solutions to support our people and our clients.

Recruiting the right people keeps our business growing and thriving. We look for people who can continue to add value and grow Coulter Legal into the future.

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Property Lawyer to join our growing Property & Development team.  You will have at least 2 years’ post admission experience in Property, demonstrated attention to detail and a focus on building lasting partnerships with clients.

Ideally you will have knowledge and experience across the following areas:

  • Working with developers, government organisations, large unlisted companies and SMEs;
  • Negotiating, drafting and advising on documents relating to commercial developments and major projects;
  • Demonstrated experience in environmental and planning law; and
  • Experience in land access and compensation claims would be beneficial.

You will bring your innovative approach and willingness to share your knowledge with the team.

You will deliver:

  • Excellent negotiation skills as well as the ability to interact and build relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • A proven ability to problem solve and continuously improve systems and processes
  • The ability to develop strategic and cohesive partnerships with clients
  • A wide range of presentations and networking activities
  • A proven track record of attracting and retaining clients

You will bring:

 A minimum of 2 years’ post admission experience in property and development;

  • Proven ability to work in a high volume environment
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills
  • Positive, proactive and flexible attitude
  • Proven ability to work well within a team

Why join us?

With more than 80 years supporting the business community in Geelong and surrounds, we have the environment to create your success and build your career.

Our people are our greatest and most valued asset; we are a business of people. We offer a supportive, flexible workplace culture with a focus on wellness, professional development and opportunity. We offer a leave purchase program, a wellbeing program and community based activities. Most of our people are engaged on various flexible work arrangements including varied start and finish times, part time, work from home or work from a local branch office.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Excellent remote access to enable flexible work arrangements, including working from home
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted yoga and gym memberships
  • Access to volunteering opportunities to give back to your own community
  • A genuinely supportive and welcoming culture
  • Access to training and development

How to apply

 To submit your application, please click APPLY.

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