Senior Legal Counsel

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    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Contact:

    Daniel Hogan

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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The business:


An opportunity for a senior corporate and commercial lawyer to join a major property business in Sydney to provide strategic advice and direction to key stakeholders.


The opportunity:

A great career opportunity for an experienced Senior Legal Counsel to work in a major property business in a corporate environment with corporate transactional and commercial contracts experience. This leading company is looking for a lawyer with a high level of commercial acumen to support the wider business and senior stakeholders.


About you:


You will have gained the full range of commercial contracts and corporate advisory experience as a lawyer with a solid foundation and training in private practice, and ideally in-house experience. You will have gained a minimum of 10 years' experience in general corporate transactional and commercial matters and ideally some experience in the property industry with an oversight of negotiation and execution of commercial lease documentation. You will possess the ability to identify business risk in a variety of commercial situations. Your communication skills will be exceptional.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Corporate and commercial transactional work including acquisitions and capital transactions.
  • Negotiating, drafting and providing advice in relation to corporate and commercial arrangements.
  • Provision of strategic legal advisory services, providing high quality, appropriate legal advice to the business and key stakeholders.
  • Leasing and other commercial documentation
  • Maximisation of the legal services value add.


Ideal candidate:

  • Significant corporate/commercial experience in the Australian market with 10 years' post-admission experience.
  • Dispute resolution and litigation management.
  • A calm, approachable, pragmatic and professional manner.
  • Quality experience (in private practice and/or in house).
  • An ability to understand the bigger picture and to prioritise and provide pragmatic and timely legal advice within a commercial setting.
  • Clear and persuasive written and spoken communication skills.


To express your interest in this position please email your CV to or call Daniel Hogan on 02 9236 9000

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