Property – Senior Associate/Special Counsel

01 February 2024


  • Be part of one of Brisbane’s largest property practices.
  • Gain experience on all sizes of projects – from large scale mixed use developments to high end luxury apartment buildings to multi-stage land developments.
  • Work with top tier prominent residential developer clients.

The opportunity

We have an opportunity for a senior lawyer to join our highly regarded Property team. We offer our senior lawyers a breadth of experience and opportunities that cannot be matched. Our Property Practice Group, comprising of 5 Partners, a talented group of lawyers across all levels and a large experienced paralegal team, is uniquely placed within the legal market with exposure to all parts of the property industry. Our size, experience and expertise attracts instructions from tier-one property developer clients. Equally, we can offer high quality value-for-money services on small to medium projects.

The candidate will work closely with 2 Partners who specialise in working with developers on major mixed use property developments in all aspects of the lifecycle of a development. The candidate will have technical expertise in mixed use developments, community titles schemes, management rights, bulk lot conveyancing and development site acquisitions.

The high quality, fast paced legal work and clients with mentoring and support from the partners and other senior lawyers will provide you with every opportunity to grow and develop. Our size, range of experience and pricing model will provide you with everything you need to succeed.

The role is an opportunity to work on top tier matters, collaborate with our prominent client base and assist in leading and developing our exceptional group of junior lawyers.

Skills and Experience

Specific skills and experience required for this role include:

  • 5+ years PAE.
  • Experience in property law, specialising in community titles schemes.
  • Strategic and critical thinking capabilities.
  • Strong leadership skills to assist in developing our junior cohort who are exceptionally talented, motivated and passionate.

About us

HWL Ebsworth is Australia’s largest and fastest growing legal partnership, with offices in every State and Territory in Australia. Our Brisbane Property Practice Group comprises approximately 60 people across a number of speciality practice areas. Nationally the firm features over 270 Partners and more than 1,700 people.

We offer our staff career development opportunities and you will be encouraged to take ownership of the direction and pace of your career. We promote and reward talent based solely on merit, which allows all team members to reach their potential. We are committed to providing an environment that supports and encourages all team members to progress. The successful candidate will thrive in an environment where building relationships and high performance are celebrated and rewarded, with support for senior lawyers to develop their own practice.

We offer additional benefits such as paid parental leave, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave and additional reward leave), referral bonuses and access to retail discount programs with our clients.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion or to apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to Samantha Sikalas on or +61 7 3169 4798.

Applicants must have full working rights in Australia to apply.

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