Corporate/Commercial Lawyer

  • Senior Legal Counsel - Corporate/Commercial
  • Global Organisation -Sydney CBD 
  • FMCG - 12 Month FTC 

Client Details

Our client who is number 1 globally within their industry is seeking a Senior Legal Counsel. This will be reporting into the Head of Legal and working within their collegiate and focused legal team in Sydney. You will be responsible for contributing to the strategy and success of business operations through the provision of expert legal advice to key stakeholders and project teams.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Drafting and negotiating general commercial contracts
  • Providing advice on contract law
  • Keeping the business up to date on regulatory issues
  • Advising and reviewing intellectual property matters and employment law
  • Contributing to the existing compliance function
  • Mentoring and managing more junior lawyers in the team
  • Liaising closely with the business and external counsel.


Key Requirements:
  • Ideally a minimum of 7 years PQE gained in-house or from a respected private practice firm.
  • Broad ranging commercial and corporate experience
  • Preferably previous experience working for an FMCG company
  • Solid Trade Practices experience preferable as would be some litigious grounding
  • Excellent stakeholder management and leadership skills
  • Understanding of commercial drivers within a large multinational.
  • Proven ability to develop strong internal and external relationships and enjoy working in a team environment .


Job Offer

In return the role offers the chance to join a high performing team, in a senior role within a global organization, which is often voted top employer and company of choice.
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Suzie Large 0434 294 665.