Job Description

Take a lead role in this upmarket property development company with $2.5B of market leading projects underway across Melbourne and Brisbane.

  • Join a switched-on management team
  • Significant property developments
  • Take a lead role

About Us
At Kokoda Property, we offer inspiring workplaces, rewarding careers and the opportunity to make a difference. We don’t do the “norm”; we were built on going against the odds and saying yes, when others say no.

We pride ourselves on delivering superior quality and exceptional customer service, making us a leader within the industry. We seek out others who will come to work every day to make a difference, whether large or small, in the lives of those who work here and to the people who live in the places we build, and they call home. The company currently has projects under management of $2.5 Billion across 2 states and has received various awards for market leading property developments.
About the Role
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, and working closely with senior executives, the General Counsel will provide advice on all of Kokoda’s legal matters, impacting directly on complex, high-level business decision making and strategy. It will include contracts and contract negotiation, assisting on the structuring and documentation of future business opportunities, governance/Co Sec where required, legislative compliance, advice on existing contracts and disputes, managing external counsel, assisting with funding and with contract management.

About You
For us, it’s just as important that you fit within our culture, our values, and our ambitions, as it is that you bring the skills and experience to truly make a difference in the work you do. You are enthusiastic about going the extra mile, testing yourself and seeing what is possible. To be able to perform this role you will be a skilled property lawyer with quality development experience gained in a reputable firm or in-house. You will possess both quality legal skills combined with the dynamism and commercial approach that will assist us to see problems before they arise, and negotiate a path forward.

The Benefits
This role represents a rare chance for a dynamic lawyer to take on a leadership role in a fast-paced, commercially astute and up-market business. You will learn from and interact with an executive team that are known for their successful approach, commerciality and professionalism, all from their beautiful offices in Cremorne.

How to apply
To discuss this role or obtain the PD in full confidence for this strictly Melbourne based role, email your CV or a LinkedIn profile to Paul Burgess, Director, Burgess Paluch Legal Recruitment, via [email protected] or call Paul on 0414 687 629. This role is exclusive to Burgess Paluch.