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Senior Legal Counsel - Litigation

  • In-house Senior Legal Counsel – Litigation
  • Global organisation
  • Competitive Remuneration


Client Details

A unique opportunity has arisen for a senior litigator to join the in-house team of a leading global organisation. Working closely with the General Counsel in an experienced and established legal team. You will be involved in a breath of large-scale commercial litigation & regulatory disputes/negligence work.


Description 

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.
  • Working across a variety of litigation matters and areas of law, including client disputes and litigation, professional indemnity matters, employment and partnership issues, debt recovery and general commercial advice.
  • Briefing and instructing external solicitors, counsel and internal and external experts where necessary.
  • Liaising and reporting to insurers, underwriters as well as providing strategic advice to the business and liaising closely with the global team.


Profile

 You will possess:
  • Ideally 6-8 years’ PAE in general commercial litigation gained within a top-tier, leading mid-tier or in-house global disputes practice.
  • Experience responding to regulators, including managing responses to regulatory notices, investigations and compliance issues.
  • Strong technical skills and strategic approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships with both internal & external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage and mentor junior lawyers.


Job Offer

In return, you will receive:
 
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • Opportunity for promotion internally.
  • A friendly, collegiate and supportive working environment.
  • Flexible working practices.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Suzie Large on 0434 294 665.