Current Opportunities:

senior associate - planning, environment, government

Our firm

LTL is an established & successful CBD based law firm specialising in planning, environment and government law.

We have a premier client base comprising state and local government agencies, public institutions and major private sector developers, with recognised expertise in relation to major development projects, infrastructure funding and Land & Environment Court litigation.

Our senior practitioners all have top-tier training and as a team possess a skill set unrivalled in the market place. All have chosen to practice law in an environment free from the constraints of the big firm experience.

Following sustained growth, we are seeking a talented, dynamic and experienced lawyer to:

           expand our team

           further strengthen our practice

           help us fully capitalize on our reputation among our clients for legal excellence and the provision of focussed, directional and commercially driven legal services

Your place in our team

Working primarily with the firm's partners and assisted by the firm's juniors, you will be working on:

           a range of complex advice matters suited to your specialist areas of expertise

           drafting, reviewing and negotiating of commercial agreements in relation to land use, infrastructure provision, and environmental outcomes

           day to day carriage of a range of litigious matters, primarily acting for consent authorities and regulators

           the opportunity to further develop your profile as a specialist solicitor-advocate

           a significant degree of autonomy commensurate with your proven ability and experience

           the opportunity to build significant client relationships with all of the firm's clients

Depending upon your individual interests and experience, you will also have the opportunity to demonstrate your specialist skills across the full range of the firm's matters.

Your background

You possess:

            at least 4-5 years proven experience, preferably in a top tier, specialist or government environment

            impressive knowledge and familiarity with planning and administrative law issues, probably backed up with post-graduate studies

            an absolute commitment to the provision of quality, client focused legal services

            a desire to consolidate and develop your industry profile

            the ability and desire to work collaboratively in a dynamic, co-operative and harmonious team

Your return

           an attractive and competitive salary package that matches your expertise

           salary continuance insurance

           excellent and realistic prospects for career progression including partnership – based solely on performance

           membership of a friendly, co-operative and high achieving team committed to providing legal services of the highest quality

How to apply

LTL has a demonstrated commitment to a diverse, open and flexible workplace and welcomes a full range of applicants and applications.

Applications – including CV, Cover letter and Transcripts – should be marked to the attention of Dr Matthew McNamara and addressed to

For a confidential discussion about the role and our firm, please contact Matthew McNamara on 02 8235 9790

Posted: March 2018