Careers

Lawyer – Property

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About Swaab

We are a mul­ti-award win­ning, com­mer­cial law firm.

Estab­lished in 1981 we have grown to become a haven for inno­va­tion, entre­pre­neur­ship, fam­i­ly busi­ness, SMEs, cor­po­rates, high-net-worth indi­vid­u­als and gov­ern­ment clients. We hold a unique posi­tion in the mar­ket place, as a firm with both full-ser­vice Com­mer­cial and Fam­i­ly law offer­ings. Our suc­cess has been a result of putting our peo­ple and clients first by liv­ing our val­ues of: Com­mit­ment, Integri­ty, Excel­lence, Gen­eros­i­ty of Spir­it, Uni­ty and Inno­va­tion. Our strong and endur­ing cul­ture has been the result of devel­op­ing and nur­tur­ing long-term client relationships.

Our key areas of prac­tice are fam­i­ly law, cor­po­rate, com­mer­cial, intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty and tech­nol­o­gy, employ­ment law, prop­er­ty, plan­ning, con­struc­tion, lit­i­ga­tion, insol­ven­cy and franchising.

We are a mem­ber of Mer­i­tas, a glob­al alliance of inde­pen­dent, full ser­vice law firms and are its only Syd­ney based mem­ber. This allows us to keep in touch glob­al­ly, pro­vide extend­ed ser­vices to our clients and gives us the expo­sure and oppor­tu­ni­ty to work with inter­na­tion­al businesses.

About the role

We are look­ing for a bright, moti­vat­ed, client focussed, expe­ri­enced Lawyer with min­i­mum 6 years PQE to work direct­ly with our Part­ners in the Prop­er­ty, Plan­ning and Projects (PPP) team. 

This will be a broad role work­ing on the following:

  • Review­ing, draft­ing and nego­ti­at­ing agree­ments for lease and leas­es and ancil­lary documents
  • Advis­ing clients (ven­dors and pur­chas­es) in all stages of a very broad range of com­mer­cial prop­er­ty transactions
  • Act­ing for clients in the sale and acqui­si­tions of com­mer­cial, indus­tri­al prop­er­ty and rur­al land
  • Advis­ing land own­ers in rela­tion to the devel­op­ment of land includ­ing advis­ing on devel­op­ment agree­ments, joint ven­ture agree­ments and access licences
  • Expe­ri­ence in title struc­tur­ing and draft­ing ease­ments, restric­tions of use and pos­i­tive covenants
  • Car­ry­ing out prop­er­ty due diligence

Skills & Experience

To be con­sid­ered for this posi­tion, you will have at least 6 years post qual­i­fy­ing expe­ri­ence as a Prop­er­ty lawyer in a sim­i­lar role and be tech­ni­cal­ly com­pe­tent in the area of prop­er­ty law. It is impor­tant that you are a strong com­mu­ni­ca­tor, you pride your­self in your high atten­tion to detail and you plan your time effec­tive­ly to meet deadlines. 

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