Senior Legal Counsel - Safety

Posted 29 May 2024
SalaryOffers Hybrid Working
LocationNew South Wales
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLegal, Risk & Compliance

Job description

  • Senior Legal Counsel ( Employment)
  • Permannant/Hybrid Working 
  • Sydney
A leading Australian organisation, is seeking an experienced  safety and employment lawyer to join their In-House legal team. As part of this role, you would be responsible for the provision of high-quality legal advice relating to a variety of employment, workplace relations, and anti-discrimination matters. As the lead legal role for the employment law compliance program, this role would also require you to work closely with other teams within the organisation.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing legal advice, in alignment with the relevant law and organisations policies and procedures
  • Advising the leadership team on changes in the employment law space, including changes in workplace legislation
  • Providing safety legal services to other relevant business units
  • Advising on wage-related matters, including wages compliance and the implementation of new payroll systems
  • Conducting training in relation to employment law matters
Key Requirements:
  • Ideally a minimum of 10 years PQE gained from a large corporate or reputable law firm
  • Demonstrated background in employment law
  • Superior drafting and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication and relationships building skills
  • The ability to work with autonomy and collaboratively
  • Proven ability to manage competing deadlines and provide a client-centric approach
In return, you will receive
  • The potential for flexible or hybrid working
  • A competitive remuneration package
  • The opportunity to work in a supportive and inclusive team of experienced lawyers
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced employment lawyer. To apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button. For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Suzie Large on 0434 294 665.