In-house Counsel 5+ PAE (3 month contract)

Job Description

Use your commercial skills in this quality in-house team. Large and complex national business. Toss out your timesheets!

  • Join one of Adelaide’s national success stories
  • Work in Adelaide’s inner east
  • Line up a role for after Christmas!

The business

Our client is a significant Adelaide homed business with vast assets and a multi-billion dollar turnover. 

The role

This role represents a rare opportunity for an astute front end lawyer wanting to get involved in significant corporate and commercial matters. The role will be a three month contract starting in January 2024. You will work closely with the General Counsel in the business to produce nimble and commercially savvy legal advice. Suited to a mid level lawyer, with demonstrated commercial experience, you will advise on a range of contractual arrangements, due diligence, structuring and transactions, including property. 

The benefits

This is a chance for a pragmatic and focused lawyer to take on responsibility for a collection of matters and to help shape the legal affairs of the business. You will jump at the chance to have a rare level of autonomy and to contribute to decision making as you get to know the core business objectives and the issues the business faces. A hands-on role, you will provide pragmatic advice and help set the business up for continued success.  

What you will need 

In addition to sound legal skills and quality front end commercial experience, you will bring enthusiasm and interpersonal skills, and a keen interest in achieving commercial objectives. Suited to lawyers who back themselves and have roughly 5-12 years of experience gained in a quality commercial firm or team. 

To apply

To be considered email a CV in confidence to [email protected] or contact Paul Burgess on 03 8676 0372