34d ago

Legal Counsel - Property & Commercial

Hays Legal


Base pay $150k - $180k
Permanent Standard business hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This organisation is a highly reputable, major utilities and infrastructure organisation that provides an essential service to the NSW community. It has a high performance culture and prides itself on delivering a world class service to its many customers.

Your new role
As a member of a high performing and collegiate in-house legal team, this role will see you providing high-quality legal advice to the organisation across all areas of law affective its business and operations, with a focus on the property law related aspects of those organisations. This will include:

  • Advising on and supporting property transactions such as acquisitions and disposals;
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating property related documents such as leases and licences;
  • Advising on facilities management matters, access issues and environmental services matters;
  • Drafting, negotiating and advising various commercial agreements (including major contracts);
  • Dispute resolution and litigation management;
  • Managing a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, including regulatory bodies and external counsel.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a current Australian Practising Certificate with 4-6 years' PAE predominantly in property and commercial law, ideally with training from a mid-tier or top-tier law firm. High quality legal drafting and negotiation skills are essential, as are excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with diverse stakeholders.

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity for a property law and commercial lawyer who is looking to further their career in an in-house environment with a high profile organisation. The work on offer is high calibre and you will be supported by experienced senior lawyers who enjoy working collaboratively while making a positive impact on the community. Flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to work from home up to three days a week is also on offer.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively you can email your CV to Tina Kokkalis at tina.kokkalis@hays.com.au or call her on (02) 8226 9664 for a confidential discussion.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

LHS 297508 #2657909


Skills
CONTRACTS
DRAFTING
LEGAL ADVICE
LEGAL COUNSEL
LITIGATION
OPERATIONS

Perks & benefits
Training
Work From Home
Pay comparison
Market average based on all Legal Counsel jobs in Sydney NSW
Base pay range
$150k - $180k
Market average
$174k
$174k
Market average
$75k
$250k+

Job details
Date posted
26 May 2022
Category
Legal
Occupation
Commercial & Corporate Law
Base pay
$150k - $180k
Work type
Permanent
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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