Senior Lawyer

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) was established in 2015 to oversee the largest rail infrastructure project in Victoria’s history, including the elimination of 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne. To date, 29 level crossings have been removed, 18 train stations have been rebuilt, new track has been laid, and three level crossing removals are now in construction. Our vision of ‘Delivering Great Change, Transforming the way Victorians live, work and travel’ is reflected in everything we do at LXRP.

To continue this exciting work, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Lawyer to join the dynamic Commercial & Legal team.

Job Details
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Department: Level Crossing Removal Project
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/32002
Closing Date: 02-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $96,942 - $117,293
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: LX - PD - SENIOR LAWYER - VPSG5 .pdf (PDF, 173KB)
Job Specification


Contact: Dijana Krstevski
03 9095 4192

Position Details

Senior Lawyer

  • Utilize your legal skills in an award-winning project
  • Be part of a $18 billion landmark infrastructure project – and its more than just removing level crossings
  • Full time, fixed term opportunity (up to three years) in the CBD – VPS 5 $96,942 - $117,293

About the opportunity

An exceptional opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Lawyer to join the Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), working on one of the largest infrastructure projects in Victoria's history. The position is responsible for assisting the broader Legal team with legal advice and strategies for the development and delivery of the Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP). The role will include liaising and negotiating with stakeholders on the management of specific legal aspects of the LXRP, and interaction with Government departments and agencies.


  • Provide general legal advice in relation to all aspects of project development and delivery for LXRP.
  • Assist in the development of tender and contractual documentation, commercial and/or legal agreements.
  • Participate in detailed negotiations with stakeholders affected by the LXRP.
  • Draft and coordinate briefings for Government approvals.
  • Manage complex, contentious or sensitive information with due regard to the regulatory and contractual framework.

About you

  • Admitted as a legal practitioner to the Supreme Court of Victoria or another Australian jurisdiction
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of Victorian Government processes.
  • Strong experience in providing high level oral and written advice on complex and challenging legal issues.
  • Experience in performing legal research with the ability to identify and deal with critical legal and commercial issues.

How to apply

Please click on the APPLY NOW link to submit a resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the position. 

For further information about this position please contact Dijana Krstevski, Talent Acquisition Adviser on (03) 9095-4192.

Applications close midnight Sunday 2 June 2018.

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