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Property Litigation / Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Property Litigation / Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Position Title/Role Level: Property Litigation / Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Reporting To: Partner, New South Wales

Office Hiring: Sydney (NSW)


We are an award-winning national law firm that specialises in property law, property development and strata and community titles. As one of the leading firms in this area in Sydney, our Sydney team is looking to recruit an experienced lawyer to join our team, ideally someone at Solicitor or Associate level. You will have at least2 years PAE, but we welcome more experienced lawyers to apply for the role.

You will join a busy, high performing and collaborative team and will work with industry leading property developers, property investors and strata stakeholders. You will be joining a national law firm with its own innovative technology and partners who are true global leaders in their field.

The role is full time and based in our Sydney office at 77 King Street (‘the Apple building’). Our firm has a flexible “family-first” approach to working, so after your probationary period, you may want to move towards a hybrid way of working after discussing this with your manager.


In this role, you will act on property-related commercial disputes and litigation, and general advisory work, across a range of issues such as development, by-laws, insurance, leasing and general property, construction and contractual disputes, and the enforcement of debt collection. Specifically, your key matters will be focused on property development, strata and community title matters in NSW. You will be involved in running significant matters including drafting correspondence, preparing advices, day to day management of files, attending hearings, briefing and liaising with counsel, preparing witness and expert evidence and assisting with the preparation of final and interlocutory hearings.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Minimum 2+ years PAE
  • Property law experience
  • Strata and communities experience (preferable but not essential)
  • Commercial and/or property litigation experience (commensurate with PAE)
  • Familiarity with NCAT, Magistrates Court / Supreme Court litigation (commensurate with PAE)
  • Strong academic achievements
  • The ability to work independently and autonomously and a strong work ethic
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills; required for building client relationships and maintaining a positive team environment

In addition to this, we are looking for a resilient, self-starter; someone who is focused on attention to detail, is tech-savvy and provides excellent service to their clients.

Our firm

Bugden Allen Graham Lawyers is a national law firm with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and the Sunshine Coast. You will be lucky enough to work under the guidance and support of undoubtedly Australia’s leading experts in property development and strata title law. Our reputation in this specialist and growing area of law is second to none. Our clients include leading property developers, banks, insurance companies, Government departments, strata companies, strata managers and listed and private companies.

Our group includes a PropTech company that has built three technology systems including our LevyCollect debtor management system that we use to streamline to process of collecting outstanding strata levies.

For more information on Bugden Allen Graham Lawyers including our team, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn.


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate. Along with a competitive base salary, our fee earners are also offered an incentive based on billable targets in accordance with our Staff Incentive Program. We have some of the most conservative, and achievable billing targets in the industry as we recognise the importance of striking a balance between our employees work and life commitments.

Further information

We prefer to work directly with candidates, so if you are interested in this role, please respond via the Careers option on our web site or email us for more information.

Agency submissions

Agencies – please note that we are not currently accepting applications from agencies for this role unless you have been approached by us.


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