Commercial legal counsel 5 - 10 years

This leading commercial group are looking for a legal counsel to join their highly rated Perth based legal team. The position is initially offered on a 9 month contract basis.

You will have close involvement with the business and work closely with a number of their teams. The group’s primary operations are in Australia however they have a number of international holdings and projects.

The legal team is headed by an experienced General Counsel and you will work closely with a team of 4 lawyers. In your broad role, you will advise upon commercial, contractual, compliance and dispute resolution matters. You will be able to provide clear guidance to staff within the group and have strong commercial sense.

Some of the specific matters that you will deal with will include:

  • providing general commercial law advice to various teams within the group;
  • drafting and advising upon contracts entered into by the group;
  • advising upon legislation and ensuring compliance with legislation including the Corporations Act;
  • advising upon property and construction law matters;
  • advising upon a range of dispute matters involving the group;
  • advising upon shipping and insurance law.
This position is offered on an initial 9 month contract basis, adding to a fabulous team of 4 lawyers working across a full spectrum of matters.

As the ideal candidate you will have gained a minimum of 4 years of legal experience gained at a well regarded private practice (ideally top-tier) firm or in-house legal group. You will be admitted to practice in Australia and will have well developed technical legal skills. You will also possess strong communication skills and be a committed team player.

To make a confidential application please apply online or send your CV to Ross Wheatley (LLB, LLM) at **** quoting reference number 876938.
Please contact Ross if you would like to discuss this position or other available legal positions via email or on 0401 344 ***.

A list of our available legal positions can be found on our website

Additional information
  • Powerful group with local and international operations
  • Broad legal role providing technical legal and commercial advice
  • Position is initially offered on a 9 month contract basis

Law Avenue


Posted: 14 August 2019

Will be removed: 30 August 2019

Location:  Perth, WA