Legal Counsel

The business:

An opportunity to join a growing global engineering business in Sydney. This company is ambitious and is leading the way in redesigning engineering, construction and infrastructure.

The opportunity:

A great career opportunity for an experienced Legal Counsel to work in a major engineering business in a corporate environment to provide high quality legal advice to senior stakeholders, including management and operations.

About you:

You will ideally have gained construction and engineering contracts experience as a lawyer with a solid foundation and training in private practice, and potentially in-house experience. You will have gained 5+ years' experience in advising on project management within construction and infrastructure. You will possess the ability to identify business risk in a variety of commercial situations. Your communication skills will be exceptional as you will provide support to major project stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal, risk and governance advice to the business across Australia including senior management team.
  • Provide advice on contract review, negotiation and dispute management;
  • Collaboration, mentoring and supporting legal team members.
  • To provide high quality, appropriate legal advice to the business and key stakeholders.
  • Development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Management of external law firms.
  • Maximisation of the legal services value add.

Ideal candidate:

  • Strong commercial experience in the Australian market with 5 years' post-admission experience.
  • Quality experience (in private practice and/or in house).
  • Senior stakeholder management experience required.
  • Clear and persuasive written and spoken communication skills.

To express your interest in this position please email your CV 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.

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