Associate, Real Estate & Development (Perth)

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Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Perth
Categories: Experienced Lawyers

Your Role

Our Real Estate Group is a powerful and talented team of lawyers operating throughout the region. The team, which sits within our highly regarded Real Estate & Development Practice Group is a full-service, corporate real estate team with broad experience in all aspects of property-related law.

We are currently on the lookout for a Real Estate Associate to join our growing Perth practice. You will primarily undertake Real Estate work but could also broaden your skills and work across both Real Estate, Environment & Planning and Native Title if desired.

Our Team

Our Real Estate Group is an integral part of Allens leading Projects, Real Estate & Development practice and provides specialist expertise across all parts of the real estate spectrum. We have extensive experience in structured acquisition, development and sale of residential, commercial, industrial and retail properties.

As a member of our Real Estate Group, you will work in a collaborative environment across our national offices on market leading national transactions, and will be given excellent training and development opportunities and the support to manage your own matters and client relationships early on.

Harnessing the many talents of our people helps us connect with our clients, solve complex problems, innovate and attract even more great people. We've long been committed to inclusion and diversity and we're proud that there isn't an 'Allens' type'.

Our clients work with us because of our diverse teams, market leading quality and service. We have a strong track record in advising on large-scale and unique development projects and bringing an innovative approach to the complex structuring of those deals. We are in a significant and exciting growth phase and we are looking to expand our team with a high calibre Associate with Real Estate experience. As a member of our experienced and friendly team within Australia's leading law firm, you will be challenged, supported and guided as you continue to learn and develop during your career at Allens.

Your day

The range of services provided by the Real Estate Group is varied. Your role within the team could typically include advising our clients on:

• Acquisitions and disposals of real estate assets of all property classes, including commercial, retail, industrial and residential.
• Leasing and lease negotiation.
• Commercial and industrial development and infrastructure projects.
• General real estate issues including subdivision, financing and advisory work.

Your clients

The Real Estate team acts for a number of prominent landowners, advising on the structuring, development, occupancy and disposal of property assets. Our diverse client mix means that we act across a range of market sectors, working on major residential, retail and office properties, large commercial transactions with real estate aspects and major industrial and social infrastructure projects.

Our team is committed to delivering exceptional client care – if we spot an issue we raise it; if we spot an opportunity we let our clients know.

Your career trajectory

Our Real Estate practice is looking for an Associate who has the desire to learn and develop their career with us. We will support you on your journey and will give you access to our career framework when you join, providing a clear understanding of what high performance at each career stage as a lawyer at Allens looks like.

We recognise that every employee's experience is different, and at Allens we know that successful and enjoyable careers come through your focus and commitment to being the best you can be, in an environment where you are supported and encouraged, and have clarity on key processes and decisions. Our career deal is a key part in achieving this; our deal asks you to take the lead for your career, with us providing the coaching and support to help you meet your goals and aspirations.

What you'll bring

• Experience working in a Real Estate team, ideally at a well-regarded top tier firm, international firm, Australian firm or boutique firm.
• Experience in the acquisition, development and sale of real estate assets, alongside experience in conveyancing, retail and commercial leasing.
• An ability to effectively manage smaller matters and discrete elements of larger matters.
• A desire and ability to grow, both as a lawyer and leader.
• A willingness to build an understanding of clients and develop effective working relationships.
• An ability to establish a professional profile and internal networks.
• A willingness to develop others through mentoring and sharing experiences and networks.

Work pattern

This is a permanent opportunity for a Real Estate Associate.

Allens supports flexible work practices and we are interested in speaking to lawyers wanting to work either part time or full-time.

About Allens

Allens is a leading international law firm with a proud 200-year heritage of shaping the future for our clients, our people and the communities in which we work.

From playing a pioneering role in the development of legislation and regulatory frameworks in the Asia region, to acting on numerous 'firsts' across a range of industry and community issues, it is in our DNA to make a difference and help shape what our world looks like.

Through our alliance with Linklaters, we offer clients a global network of 40 offices in 28 locations. With Allens, you'll work at the cutting edge of the law on the most complex and innovative deals in the market. You'll work with lawyers and professionals at the top of their game who, like you, strive to get a little better every day. And you'll be supported to take your career wherever you want it to go.

There is enormous strength in the unique backgrounds and life experiences our people bring to the firm. Our culture and performance is enriched by our differences across gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural and social diversity, age, ability, and family and caring arrangements. We encourage applications from First Nations peoples.

What we'll offer

You will be an integral part of a high performing, national team and have an opportunity to work with genuine market leaders. 

At Allens, we provide lifelong learning that develops you personally and professionally, and access to people and leaders who can help you become the best you can be. You'll be given ongoing opportunities to get involved and to take your career all the way. 

You'll enjoy a range of other benefits including free gym membership, staff discounts with hundreds of suppliers and regular social and sporting activities. Allens also leads the profession in community investment, giving you the opportunity to make a difference through our work on reconciliation, the environment and other social justice issues as well as our workplace giving and volunteering programs.

Are you ready to begin?

We prefer to hear from you directly.

Please submit your resume via our on-line careers site addressed to Alison Maclurkin, Senior National Resourcing Manager or contact Alison for a confidential discussion on + 61 2 9230 4262.

If this isn't the position for you, please tell your friends or colleagues about it.


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