Senior Legal Counsel

Posted 25 June 2024
SalaryHybrid Working - Sydney
LocationNew South Wales
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLegal, Risk & Compliance

Job description

  • Senior Legal Counsel
  • Large Infrastructure Projects
  • Sydney CBD
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a senior legal counsel to join a leading National organisation. The role will report into the General Counsel and be responsible for providing support to the organisation in the delivery of critical infrastructure energy projects. The position will provide strategic, timely and commercially focused legal advice on all aspects of the project, from initial contracting through delivery and any potential claims/disputes. As senior legal counsel you will work closely with the project teams and wider legal team and other functions.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing all aspects of legal advice for the projects including; complex contract negotiations, management of legal risk and strategic support
  • Leading contractual negotiations on all aspects of complex multi-faceted multi-billion dollar projects
  • Assisting with strategic advice on project structuring and risk management strategies
  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders on all aspects of the projects
  • Managing external lawyers and working closely with the wider legal team and functions
  • Keeping up to date and providing advice on the implications of changes in the regulatory environment.
Key Requirements:

  • Ideally a minimum of 8 years PQE gained from a top or mid-tier firm or reputable In-House organisation
  • Previous track-record in procurement and/or delivery of major infrastructure projects
  • Proven ability to proactively build internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Strong strategic and commercial skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities.

To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button. For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Suzie Large on 0434 294 665.