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In-house Disputes Legal Counsel

A unique opportunity has arisen for a mid-level commercial litigator to join the in-house team of a leading professional services firm. Working closely with the GC and Senior Legal Counsel, you will be involved in a breadth of larger-scale commercial litigation & regulatory disputes/negligence work.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Strategic case management & assistance with complex, large-scale commercial disputes on behalf of the firm including preparation of defence and other court documents.
  • Briefing and instructing external solicitors, counsel and internal and external experts where necessary.
  • Attending court, mediations and settlement conferences as well as instructing/assisting with hearing preparation.
  • Liaising and reporting to insurers, underwriters as well as providing strategic advice to the business and liaising closely with the global team.
Key Requirements:

You will possess:
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ PAE in general commercial litigation gained within a top-tier, leading mid-tier or in-house global disputes practice.
  • Audit negligence, class actions and/or regulatory exposure would be preferred.
  • Exposure to parliamentary enquiries & royal commission exposure would be advantageous.
  • Strong technical skills and strategic approach.
  • Strong interpersonally with an ability to build effective relationships with both internal & external stakeholders.
In return, you will receive:
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • Opportunity for promotion internally.
  • A friendly, collegiate and supportive working environment.
  • Flexible working.
 
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.