Senior Associate – Commercial Property

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

As a result of a growing pipeline of work Cooper Grace Ward’s Property, Planning and Environment team is looking to hire an experienced Senior Associate to join our team in Brisbane.

Our industry recognised lawyers have the strength, depth, sector knowledge and jurisdictional reach to provide the highest quality advice on all aspects of commercial property transactions.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, as well as play a leadership role for junior lawyers, we encourage you to apply.

The Role

The team works for an established client base of property developers, owners (including family office), private investors, landlords, project managers, large and small corporations, and government entities across all industry sectors.  You will provide pragmatic and clear advice to assist our clients with the day-to-day management and operation of their portfolios including:

  • Property acquisition and sales of commercial, retail, industrial and rural properties
  • Leasing and management of commercial, industrial real estate and small / large scale shopping centres
  • Commercial advice, including advice on all types of contracts and agreements
  • Work closely with the planning, development and other teams as required.

You will enjoy the benefits of being supported by (and in turn supporting) the Firm’s industry recognised teams in commercial and private client, commercial and corporate, litigation and dispute resolution and insurance.

Essential Experience:

  • 5+ years’ PAE
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Self-motivated and ability to work autonomously and with commercial nous
  • Team player and dedicated to assist in the development of the team and workgroup
  • True technical expert and lifelong learner
  • Strong academic background
  • Enthusiasm, passion and a sense of fun.


  • Flexible workplace
  • Inclusive, diverse and supportive culture
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • Regular networking and social events
  • Income protection insurance
  • Salary packaging options
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives.

About Cooper Grace Ward

Cooper Grace Ward is a leading independent law firm based in Brisbane. We are a full-service law firm providing a range of legal services to clients nationally and internationally. We are a vibrant, energetic, growing and diverse team committed to supporting and developing our people to meet the changing needs of our clients. We take personal responsibility and pride in our work and have fun while we do it. We strive to be leaders in everything we do, and our impressive achievements can be viewed on our website.

If this sounds like a team you would like to be a part of and you value mutual respect, excellence and curiosity, we encourage you to apply.

Interstate candidates wanting to relocate to Brisbane are encouraged to apply.

Position reference #10285050