Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


For over 50 years we have used our imagination to create the best places, state-of-the-art buildings, thriving communities and ingenious infrastructure solutions. Our journey has taken us across the globe, from Australia to Asia, the Americas and Europe. And along the way we have set new standards by challenging conventional thinking for the better. What makes us different is that we understand, and can deliver the whole process – or just part of it – from Investment to Development to Construction. But most importantly, with everything we do, we leave a positive sustainable legacy for future generations to enjoy… We are always looking for people to come with us on the journey.

Due to an increase in the volume of projects, Lendlease Europe are currently looking to expand their Legal team and an exciting opportunity has arisen for a strategic thinking Senior Lawyer with experience in property development and project work to join the established team. We are looking for a Senior Lawyer to w ork with the Head of Legal - Property and other Legal Counsel, to provide legal support for development projects and transactions for Property Europe.

As a Senior Lawyer you will be responsible, but not limited to:


Implement, oversee, monitor and review legal aspects and activities (e.g. trade, commercial matters, foreign transactions, technology transfer, labour and corporate issues) and communicate organisational policies and legal updates to ensure operations comply with established organisational policies and legal requirements, rules, regulations and laws.

Analyse, review, evaluate and research legal data and requirements to provide solutions for legal problems and potential risks, and develop and implement alternative solutions.

Maintain current knowledge on legal developments, disseminating updates to provide current legal advice and counsel on technical and procedural issues.

Provide input and contribute to the transactional and litigation matters and standard precedents, which may include examining and supporting the defence of lawsuits, legal action, litigation, claims and other legal procedures, to align to and achieve legal integrity.

Produce, analyse, interpret and update the legal and risk's policies, procedures and databases and prepare, review and provide legal documents and reports (e.g. contract, letter of agreements) to track legal issues, recommend corrective actions and maintain timely information in compliance with requirements of governmental agencies, laws, statutes, rules and regulations.

Maintain internal and external relationships which may include contracted external consultants and may extend to representing the company at litigation and other proceedings and provide mentoring, coaching and support to team members and promote understanding of legal rights, obligations and privileges to ensure that team members are adequately resourced to perform.

Knowledge, skills & experience required:

Relevant tertiary qualifications in Business, Business Law and/or Law, combined with extensive experience across multiple roles.

Experience as a legal practitioner in applying the law to support the implementation of organisational strategies, policies, procedures and programs and/or expert knowledge of the Construction, Property Development, Investment Management and Retirement Living industries and relevant legislative requirements and laws.

Experience in relevant ancillary legal areas including construction, planning, real estate finance, corporate, commercial, litigation and insolvency.

Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, technical and analytical skills to support implementation, facilitate decision making, influence and build relationships with key stakeholders.

We aspire to create a diverse workforce by recruiting suitably qualified candidates from a range of backgrounds regardless of age, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin or colour, sex, trans- gender status, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership, or any other group who face disadvantage in our society. As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity we have invested in the external verification for equality, diversity and inclusion and have achieved the Equality Assured Standard accreditation and the National Equality Standard.

We particularly encourage applications from currently under-represented groups in our industry including those who self-identify as women, black, Asian, minority ethnic, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/ or disabled.

Lendlease is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. Our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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