Commercial Legal Counsel

  • Location

    Sydney

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Olivia Courtney

  • Contact email:

    oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au

  • Job ref:

    OCO/671247_1589165025

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-10

  • Consultant:

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The Opportunity

This is an exciting time to be part of a leading ASX business, which is in a strong growth phase.

About You

You will be a Commercial Lawyer with at least 3 years' experience working across M&A and general commercial law.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in advising on mergers and acquistions and corporate restructurings.
  • Draft and negotiate a variety of contracts including IT agreements, outsourcing agreements and lease arrangements and support negotiations of other functions
  • Instruct and manage external counsel
  • Influence stakeholders to implement legal advice
  • Support the Legal function to update the various business units on legislative and regulatory developments
  • Evaluate litigation risks and exposures and, where applicable, conduct or supervise litigation

Ideal Candidate

  • Recognised Australian legal qualifications
  • 3-6 years post qualification experience across M&A and general corporate and commercial law disciplines, working in a law firm or in-house position. More senior candidates will be considered on a part-time or four day per week arrangement.
  • Experience in advising on, drafting and leading negotiations on complex commercial agreements
  • Previous experience in banking and financial services is not essential.

If you are interested in having a confidential discussion about this position please call Olivia Courtney on 0292369000 or email oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au

 

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