Commercial IP/IT Senior Associate/Special Counsel

Job Details

$200000 per annum
Job Type
over 2 years ago
Would you like to work with a broad public sector client base in the commercial, IP and IT sector? Chance to lead, grow & drive forward a high-performing commercial practice with a focus on government clients. Fast track path to Partnership
National commercial firm is seeking to strengthen its public sector presence and bring on an experienced corporate commercial lawyer with IT/IP & procurement experience to join a close-knit team in Canberra. With a strong brand in this space, our client acts largely for a mix of public sector clients with a focus on defence work.
With a national presence, you will be involved in:
  • Providing commercial advice to government clients (both government & state) on major acquisition and sustainment projects, including but not limited to air, maritime, land & communications.
  • Drafting contracts, licences, MOUs, funding agreements and deeds.
  • Advising on IT/IP contracting issues including cloud, software licences, hardware and software support/maintenance agreements as well as IP ownership, IP rights and limitations for major projects.
  • Advising on procurement and tendering process and evaluating responses.
Key Requirements:
  • A minimum of 6-10 years plus PQE gained within a top-tier, mid-tier or well–regarded boutique firm or in government;
  • Demonstrated experience working for public sector/government clients; or in the defence/procurement space.
  • A strong interest in & ability to advise on IP/IT related commercial matters.
  • The ability to work autonomously, as well as the capability to supervise/mentor juniors.
In return you will receive the benefit of a:
  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Merit based bonus scheme.
  • Fast track path to Partnership.
  • Flexible working practices.
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 029 195 2981/0421 171 391.