Associate/Senior Associate Construction Law / Commercial Litigation Law

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Job Description

Job Title: Associate/Senior Associate – Construction Law / Commercial Litigation Law

Location: Brisbane – Fortitude Valley

About Becker Watt Lawyers

Becker Watt Lawyers is a boutique construction law firm located in Fortitude Valley. We represent a broad range of clients in the construction industry.


The salary range is $80,000 to $170,000 + super and KPI-based bonus scheme.

About the Role

This is a senior mentoring role. You will be advising clients on a wide range of building & construction matters, such as dispute resolution, construction agreements, construction disputes and construction litigation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee a diverse range of legal cases across multiple areas within the construction law space e.g., Litigation’s, Adjudication, QBCC and alternate dispute resolutions.
  • Provide accurate, timely, and strategic legal advice to clients.
  • Conduct and manage all phases of litigation including trials, arbitrations, mediations, and settlements.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate complex legal documents and agreements.
  • Mentor and supervise junior lawyers and legal support staff.
  • Liaise with senior management and provide clear and concise reports.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of firm policies and procedures.
  • Participate actively in business development activities to expand the firm’s client base and market presence.
  • Stay abreast of legal developments and changes in the law to ensure the firm and its clients are in a position of advantage.

Qualifications/Ideal applicant

  • A relevant Australian Law degree.
  • PAE: 5 – 10+ years of relevant legal experience.
  • Admission to practice law in QLD is a must, NSW and VIC (not compulsory)
  • Strong analytical, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage complex cases independently.
  • Commitment to maintaining high ethical standards and professionalism.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

Why Join Us?

We offer a competitive salary package, genuine opportunities for professional development and career progression, and a vibrant work culture that encourages work-life balance. Our firm is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every team member is valued, heard, and empowered to contribute to our collective success.