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Senior Legal Counsel - In-House

  • Experienced Legal Counsel
  • In-house – Global Company 
  • Market Competitive Salary 


Client Details

An opportunity has arisen to join a global company as a senior legal counsel. Reporting into the General Counsel and Company Secretary this opportunity will involve providing commercially focused legal advice to the  Australian and New Zealand business. It will also entail keeping the business up to date on a variety of legal and compliance issues and educating them on what matters they need to be aware of. 


Description 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal advice in respect to a wide range of  matters impacting the Australian and New Zealand business
  • Reviewing and negotiating Contracts and procurement related matters 
  • Assisting with  Construction and development and general commercial law and competition and regulatory updates
  • Keeping abreast of emerging law and providing advice on any potential risk/impact on the ANZ operations.
  • Managing and instructing external lawyers
  • Working with the General Counsel, and other members of the legal team to provide compliance training.


Profile

Key Requirements;
 
  • Ideally a minimum of 5-10 years PQE.
  • Proven experience in commercial and contract law  
  • Preferably exposure to contract law, dispute resolution and competition law.
  • Possess the ability to work with and influence people at all levels
  • Strong drafting and negotiating skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment


Job Offer

The role is the chance to join a small and collegiate legal team as part of a global organisation, with exposure to key stakeholders.
 

Contact details


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