Associate/Senior Associate (Construction & Engineering, Insurance) - Brisbane


The Firm

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award-winning specialist law firm providing legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.  Founded in 1989, we are proud to celebrate 34 years of experience and service to our clients in 2023. 

We recognise the importance of offering our staff not only the best work in our specialist areas, but also a culture which embraces flexibility, individuality, integrity and education. At Carter Newell, we encourage the best use of all skills and experience of our staff, providing greater efficiency and overall job satisfaction. Our strong culture is the backbone of our success, supported by the firm’s values.

The Position

We are currently seeking an Associate/Senior Associate with 5+ years experience in construction and engineering insurance, looking to grow and develop in a diverse practice. Our Construction & Engineering insurance team provides high-level strategic advice for insureds and self insured companies and public and significant private companies in the mining, engineering, construction and property industries, including developers, main contractors, principals and sub contractors. You will be provided with a variety of high-profile clients across a broad range of issues. Your development and career progression will be led by three partners who enjoy working in a collegiate, high performing team environment.

Essential Experience and Criteria

You will have 5+ years post-admission experience in professional indemnity insurance with exposure to construction and engineering related matters. You will have excellent analytical skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines. You are passionate about the law, building strong client relationships and providing high quality service and advice.


At Carter Newell we are a professional team and have a strong client focus, but we love to have some fun along the way. We also provide: 

  • An ongoing commitment to career development
  • A health & wellness program 
  • Workplace flexibility to ensure life balance 
  • A supportive leadership team dedicated to a culture of collegiality and excellence
  • Extra perks that make a great office environment like fruit baskets and morning teas - any excuse for cake!

If you embrace firm culture, pursue excellence and have a passion for what you do, you will excel in a career at Carter Newell. 

How to Apply

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