Legal Counsel

  • Location

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Daniel Hogan

  • Contact email:

    danielhogan@taylorroot.com.au

  • Job ref:

    DH/656757_1553215880

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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The business:

A standout in-house counsel career opportunity to join a major Australian business within a substantial legal team environment.

The opportunity:

A vital Legal Counsel position with strong career progression opportunities to join the in-house legal team in Sydney. Our client is looking for a construction/infrastructure lawyer to support a range of key stakeholders in the business.

About you:

You will be a construction lawyer with strong contract review, negotiation and drafting experience, giving advice and support to relevant senior stakeholders. You will have trained and gained experience in a major construction/projects team in a top-tier or mid-tier law firm. Ideally you will have gained subsequent in-house experience where you will have been a key point of contact for legal advice and worked unsupervised with the ability to identify business risk in a variety of commercial situations. Your communication skills will be exceptional.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and negotiation of contracts and associated documentation for major infrastructure projects.
  • Identify key project, commercial and legal risks and propose solutions to project teams.
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders on all aspects of project work and develop key relationships.
  • Engage with and manage appropriately external counsel.

Ideal candidate:

  • The successful candidate will have 5-8 year post-admission experience within front end construction matters gained from a mid-tier, top-tier law firm and in-house team.
  • Experience of building key stakeholder relationships.
  • A team player that can also work on own initiative and autonomously.

To express your interest in this position please email your CV (in word format) to danielhogan@taylorroot.com.au or call Daniel Hogan on 02 9236 9000

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.