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In-house Counsel 4-10 PAE.

Full Time

Website Burgess Paluch

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Join a significant operation: key legal counsel role. Broad range of commercial advice, contracts, IT, procurement & regulatory. Work/life balance!

The Role

Our client runs a significant and complex business with a large (and at times complex) legal function. Its adept in-house legal team provides comprehensive legal advice and services to senior executives including contracts, commercial, compliance/regulatory, IT and procurement. This legal role will play a key part  in the team and is a hands-on role.

The lawyer we seek

The lawyers we want to speak to are those who want to make a difference in what they do, are autonomous and decisive, and enjoy looking at legal issues  to the benefit of a business. The role on offer will suit lawyers around from 4-9 years PQE and there is plenty of flexibility within the team as to how work is shared out.

The Opportunity

You will play a critical role in the identification and management of legal issues in the business and provide pro-active support to senior executives. You will use your drafting and commercial nous to add value, and be involved daily in assisting the business to reach its goals.  

About You

As a self-starter who is results oriented, you will have the following skills:

  • 4-9 years experience across a range corporate or commercial matters 
  • Adept interpersonal skills
  • Proven commerciality as well as drafting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively 
  • A keen eye for detail 
  • Ability to influence others within the business to ensure obligation are met.
  • Strong post admission experience gained within a respected firm or in house team

The benefits

This is the chance to work with a quality business and as part of a larger in-house team, in a national operation. While it will pay good market rates, perhaps more importantly it offers great hours, flexibility and a genuinely sensible culture. This role is likely to be offered on an initial 12 month contract basis. 

To apply

Send your CV to [email protected] or to discuss this exclusive role call Paul Burgess on 0414 687 629

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