Senior Legal Counsel - Employment

  • Employment - Senior Legal Counsel
  • ASX Top 20 Listed Company
  • Competitive salary package & benefits
  • Sydney or Melbourne CBD 

Client Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced employment lawyer to move in-house and join a leading ASX listed organisation. This role forms part of the high performing legal team reporting into the Executive Manager - Corporate Legal. The role will involve assisting with providing tailored legal advice across ER, IR and health and safety matters.


Key Responsibilities;
  • Providing high quality, strategic and commercially focused legal advice to your business partners (including the Employee Relations team)
  • Responsibility for relevant legal templates, including template employment contracts
  • Assisting with employment related litigation, including any Federal Court and Supreme Court matters
  • Monitoring legislative/regulatory changes and provision of legal advice which may impact operational business processes
  • Project managing all legal aspects of new projects and initiatives as directed from time to time
  • Continually contributing to the improvement of work systems, processes and planning systems within the legal team.


Key Requirements;
  • Ideally a minimum of 7 years PQE
  • Experience gained in a top-tier firm or blue chip corporate legal practice, including in employment, industrial relations and workplace health and safety laws
  • Outstanding communication and relationship building skills
  • Proven ability to manage competing deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

Job Offer

This opportunity offers a diverse in-house role within a collegiate and high performing legal team.

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