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In-house Employment Legal Counsel

Job Details

Location
Sydney
Salary
$130000 - $170000 per annum
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
BH-7656
Posted
almost 3 years ago
A unique opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated mid-level employment lawyer with 3-6 years’ PAE to join a developing and growing in-house team of a leading professional services firm. Working closely with the General Counsel and Senior Legal Counsel, your responsibilities will include:
  • Providing internal legal advice to employees of the business on various documentation including employment policies, contract templates & deeds.
  • Review & interpretation of Employment legislation & statutory instruments.
  • Advising on workplace investigations and complaints.
  • Advising on the employment law aspects of mergers and acquisitions and restructures including undertaking & managing employment law due diligence.
  • Advising and representing the business in relation to employee claims such as general protection and unfair dismissal claims.
Key Requirements:
  • A minimum of 3-6 years PQE gained within a top-tier, leading mid-tier or in-house organisation.
  • Proven expertise in Employment law, on both the advisory & litigious side.
  • Ability to provide strategic commercial advice to stakeholders in the Firm.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as being a team player.
  • A positive and proactive attitude.

In return it offers the chance to develop your career, in an expanding in-house division as well as:
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • Flexible working; and
  • A friendly, collegiate and supportive working environment.
 
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 0291952981/0421 171 391.