Vicinity Centres

Vicinity Centres is one of Australia's leading retail property groups with a fully integrated asset management platform and $26 billion in retail assets under management across 63 shopping centres, making it the second largest listed manager of Australian retail property. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (VCX:ASX), Vicinity Centres has an ownership interest in 59 of the 63 managed shopping centres with 27 of these assets being co-owned with strategic partners.

The in-house legal team at Vicinity Centres advises the business on a broad range of legal matters including acquisitions and disposals of real estate, complex retail and mixed-use development related matters, retail and commercial lease transactions, large-scale bank and debt capital market financing arrangements, as well as business-as-usual operations matters.

Vicinity Centres’ team consists of approximately 65 legal, risk, governance, compliance and safety professionals. The team was recognised as the Construction and Real Estate Industry Team of the Year in 2018’s Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Awards.

This placement will be based in Vicinity's national corporate office in Chadstone. Applicants with an interest in property law and general corporate law are encouraged to apply.

Duties of the placement might include:

  • Conduct legal research.
  • Assist with maintaining business registers.
  • Assist with legal innovation projects and precedent improvement.
  • Take notes during meetings.
  • Document support, e.g. archiving, collating, etc
  • Contract review.
  • Draft advice under the guidance of lawyers.
  • Draft contracts using precedents.