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Peerpoint is looking to add to its litigation panel in Perth to support a medium to long term project to be based locally.
These opportunities will suit highly-skilled and self-driven (Australian qualified) lawyers with top tier technical experience in construction and / or insurance litigation / arbitration.
A right to work and reside in Australia
Qualified to practice in Australia unrestricted and willingness to set up an Incorporated Legal Practice or engage on a contractual basis
A minimum of four years' post-qualification experience at a top tier disputes practice
Strong technical knowledge and experience in a common law jurisdiction highly regarded
Previous experience in construction and / or insurance litigation highly preferable
Self-starter with a commitment to building a career as a consultant and a drive to achieve at a high level whilst working as a consultant
Adept at leading or working within complex multi-functional, multi-national project environments
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally
Client service-focused, with exemplary client service ethic and commitment
Strong commercial / business acumen
Resilient, adaptable, autonomous and highly credible
Advanced organisational skills and diplomacy
Legal Consultant - Litigation (Construction / Insurance), Perth Allen & Overy