Legal Counsel

Beaumont&Beaumont has been engaged to appoint an in-house Senior Commercial Lawyer to provide effective and accurate legal advice, with a view to manage and mitigate risk and adding value, by ensuring advice aligns with the commercial needs of the organisation. This is a unique role for a driven senior lawyer seeking to develop their skills and experience in an exciting in-house role.

Within the role, you will join a high performing team focused on working collaboratively with national clients. You will be responsible for providing legal advice, assisting with legal compliance, negotiation of legal contracts and advising on legal disputes.

To succeed in this role, you will have acquired a minimum of 5 years of post-admission commercial experience in a mid-tier or top-tier environment. You will be commercially astute and committed to working with a close-knit team to devise innovative solutions specifically catered to the needs of the organisation. You will also possess excellent communication skills and an outstanding attention to detail.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work on an array of interesting matters of national significance, including working with an international subsidiary of the organisation to identify and mitigate commercial risk, the opportunity to advise on general employment matters that are impacting the organisation and working closely with project teams to provide expert legal advice in order to ensure the delivery of imminent business projects.

To be eligible for this role, you must be admitted as a legal practitioner with the ability to hold a practising certificate in the ACT. You will have a strong commercial background, with a focus on procurement and contracts. Additional experience in employment law would be desirable but is not essential.

Competitive remuneration will be offered for the right candidate.

Please submit your CV in Microsoft Word via SEEK. For further information about the role, please contact Gillian Beaumont, Director, or Lisa Keeling Principal Consultant at Beaumont&Beaumont on 02 6126 4500 citing reference number 4518.