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Senior Legal Counsel


Location: Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


Clough is currently searching for an experienced Senior Legal Counsel to join the Legal team in Brisbane or Sydney. As part of Clough’s legal team and reporting directly to the Group General Counsel, you will enjoy working across a broad range of areas supporting our Australian and PNG operations. Our Legal Counsels provide internal clients with sound pragmatic business solutions to the legal issues they raise and are supported by easy access to Senior Management.

Who we are

We are a pioneering project delivery company. We harness our people’s innovative thinking through engineering and construction solutions that deliver a sustainable future today.

We deliver high performing assets for the energy, resources and infrastructure industries underpinned by a dedication to innovation, sustainability and getting the job done safely and efficiently.

Our diverse workforce of over 1,000 people across Australia and Asia Pacific is committed to providing exceptional solutions that benefit our business, clients, and communities. Together with our parent company, Webuild, we are delivering some of Australia’s largest projects.

Who you are

Courageous. Innovative. Passionate. Creative. These are just a few words that describe you.

Your focus will include:

  • Providing tendering support, project support, project close-out, and corporate and general business line support.

  • Providing practical legal advice and counsel to all parts of the Clough/Webuild Group.

  • Maintaining key relationships to ensure engagement of legal function in all parts of the Clough/Webuild business.

  • Engagement and management of external counsel.

  • Ensuring compliance with legal and corporate compliance obligations.

  • Accurate, timely and commercially relevant legal advice.

  • Ensuring compliance with Clough/Webuild management systems, policies, procedures and processes.

What you will bring to the team:

  • 8+ years of post-qualification experience, ideally within construction law.

  • Bachelor of Law with admittance to practice in an Australian jurisdiction.

  • Previous experience working in-house within the Mining, Infrastructure or Resources industries.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

  • Strong eye for detail.

Clough’s people enjoy:

  • Flexible and remote work options to manage work and lifestyle commitments.

  • Exposure to a range of iconic projects and industries.

  • Ongoing training for career progression.

  • Industry leading paid parental leave program from the day you join.

  • Excellent end of trip facilities and free gym onsite.

  • Mental health and wellbeing programs.

  • Employee assistance program for employees and their families.

  • Special offers on private health insurance, salary packaging, banking, travel, groceries and more.

  • Salary continuance insurance (criteria applies).

  • A supportive team culture and environment.

We’re building a diverse workforce

At Clough, we are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work and live, fostering an inclusive environment that accepts every person, embraces their strengths and differences, and provides opportunities for all to achieve their full potential.

We are a certified Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by WGEA, a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women, a signatory of the Veterans’ Employment Commitment, a partner of Pride in Diversity as LGBTQIA+ allies, and an active member of CEOs for Gender Equity and Champions for Change Coalition.

Apply now to join us!

Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed for shortlisting. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact you.

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position. #LI-BH1

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