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/668197_1586422812

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-09

  • Consultant:

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The business:

An opportunity for a real estate/corporate/commercial lawyer to join an expanding legal team as Legal Counsel in a high energy business in Sydney, providing advice and direction across a range of matters.

The opportunity:

A great career opportunity for an experienced Legal Counsel to work in a major owner, operator, investment and developer of property in a corporate environment. Strong career progression opportunities to join the legal team in Sydney. This leading company is looking for a real estate/corporate/commercial lawyer as an in-house generalist to support the wider business and senior stakeholders.

About you:

You will have gained experience in any of real estate/corporate/commercial legal experience, or a mix with a solid foundation and training in a quality private practice firm, and some in-house experience. You will have gained 4-7 years' experience in general corporate and commercial or property matters. You will possess the ability to identify business risk in a variety of commercial situations. Your communication skills will be exceptional.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Corporate, commercial, property transactional work.
  • Negotiating, drafting and providing advice in relation to corporate and commercial arrangements, compliance, privacy, training, employment.
  • Provision of strategic legal advisory services, providing high quality, appropriate legal advice to the business and key stakeholders.
  • Legal project management.
  • Maximisation of the legal services value add.

 

Ideal candidate:

  • Significant real estate/corporate/commercial experience in the Australian market with 4-7 years post-admission experience.
  • A calm, approachable, pragmatic and professional manner.
  • Quality experience (in private practice and 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 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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