Senior In-house Counsel – Global high tech Business

Job Description

Rare Adelaide role. Use your commerciality & legal skills as part of a quality team and take a key position in a complex business with large projects

  • Take a lead role on large projects
  • Quality legal team. Autonomy and mentoring
  • Significant benefits including additional leave

About Our Client

Our client operates a large and complex global business, covering an array of commercial interests with a technology and project focus. 

The Role

This senior legal counsel role sits neatly within the established legal and commercial team as a senior position. Assisting the GC to deliver the legal and commercial strategy and processes, the successful lawyer will be a key member of the team and contribute broadly to the success of the brand. 

This role offers high-quality legal work on a very broad mix of significant projects, complex contracts, general commercial advice and regulatory and industry specific issues including:

  • Taking a lead legal role on key projects, tenders & significant commercial and some construction agreements
  • Significant contractual negotiation and trouble-shooting
  • Legal and regulatory compliance
  • Assisting with risk management
  • Providing strategic advice on legal and commercial issues
  • Assisting with corporate governance and secretariat advice

The Benefits

Our client is committed to fostering a supportive culture of excellence and an enriched employee experience with a collaborative approach and market leading benefits, including additional annual leave. The legal team is well regarded and supportive, with guaranteed mentoring on offer and pathways so that you can have the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career. It offers a rare Adelaide opportunity to undertake sophisticated local work and add value to significant projects.  This role will be offered initially on a 15 month contract basis, however, there is a hope and likelihood that it will be ongoing and permanent in due course. 

About you

To be considered for this role you will be a commercially focussed and astute senior lawyer, with front end commercial experience gained in a quality in-house team or leading law firm. You will have worked on and led significant negotiations and understand the legal and risk requirements of a complex multi-disciplinary company. In addition to your honed legal skills, you will enjoy dealing with senior executives and supervising juniors. 

How to apply

To discuss this role in full confidence for this strictly Adelaide based role, email your CV to Paul Burgess, Director, Burgess Paluch Legal Recruitment, via [email protected] or call Paul on 0414 687 629.

This role is exclusive to Burgess Paluch.