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In-House Legal Counsel - Commercial

Leading global organisation is seeking an in-house Commercial Legal Counsel to join their Office of General Counsel. This role will be reporting into the Head of Commercial and working within a 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.

Description

Key Responsibilities include: 
 
  • Drafting and negotiating general commercial contracts;
  • Providing advice on contract/commercial law;
  • Drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracting arrangements used by the business across all service lines;
  • Keeping the business up to date on regulatory issues; and
  • Supporting the Head of Commercial on major strategic projects.

Profile

 Key Requirements:
  • Ideally a minimum of 3-5 years PAE gained in-house or from a respected private practice firm – either top-tier or mid-tier;
  • A passionate, dynamic, self-motivated individual who enjoys working in a high performing environment
  • Demonstrated hands-on commercial and corporate experience;
  • Strong drafting skills and technical competence;
  • Confident negotiation skills and ability to exercise sound judgment on complex matters;
  • Be organised and able to prioritise and deliver on numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure; and
  • 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 in-house legal team, within a global organisation.