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In-house Counsel 5-9 PAE

Full Time

Website Burgess Paluch

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Use your commercial skills in this leading in-house team. Large and complex Adelaide business. Great team culture. Toss out your timesheets!

The business

Our client is a significant Adelaide business with vast assets and a multi-billion dollar turnover, operating a number of successful and well known brands. A South Australian success story, it is uniquely poised for future growth.

The role

This role represents a rare opportunity for an astute mid level lawyer with strong legal, commercial and interpersonal skills to work closely with senior executives in the business to produce nimble and commercially savvy legal advice. Suited to a front-end lawyer, with demonstrated commercial experience, you will advise on acquisitions, contractual arrangements and lead and negotiate contracts. Reporting to an astute General Counsel, your key relationships will be with executives and leaders in the business. 

The benefits

This is a chance for a pragmatic and focused lawyer to take on responsibility for a collection of matters and to help shape the legal affairs of the business. You will jump at the chance to have a rare level of autonomy and to contribute to decision making as you get to know the core business objectives and the issues the business faces. A hands-on role, you will provide pragmatic advice and help set the business up for continued success.  

What you will need 

In addition to sound legal skills and quality front end commercial experience, you will bring enthusiasm and interpersonal skills, and a keen interest in achieving commercial objectives. Suited to lawyers who back themselves and have roughly 5-9 years of experience gained in a quality commercial firm or team. 

To apply

To be considered email a CV in confidence to [email protected] or contact Paul Burgess on 03 8676 0372

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