Skip to Navigation Skip to Content

Senior Counsel

Commercial - Sydney - 4 weeks ago
Salary: Enquire
Period: Permanent / Full Time

Job Summary:

We are working with a global B2B distribution business, who are looking for a 2IC to work closely with the General Counsel


The Role
A unique position has become available for a broad commercial lawyer looking to take on a Senior Counsel position, working closely with the General Counsel on matters across the ANZ region.
Day to day responsibilities will include  
  • Review, negotiate, and approve contracts relating to trade, commercial, and operation matters, including;
  • Tender, supply, distribution, property leases, employment, T&Cs and other commercial agreements;
  • Work closely with the General Counsel and senior management, keeping the business informed of new legislation that might affect its activities;
  • Assist sales/account management teams on sales agreements, in line with business needs;
  • Providing broad legal advice to the business across all business functions (finance, IT, HR etc).
  • Working closely with the wider business in APAC, and Senior Management to deliver regional objectives.  
About You
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Australia;
  • At least 6PQE gained from a top tier private practice team or in a similar in-house role;
  • Distribution/supply chain/logistics/front end construction experience is desirable but not essential;
  • Ability to manage and prioritise key tasks;
  • A demonstrable ability to form and develop valuable internal stakeholder relationships;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment;
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritise key tasks is essential;
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral);
  • A willingness to work as part of a collegiate and commercial team, in a lean legal function
  • Personal Information

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 10 MB, Max. files: 5.
    • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 128 MB.
    • Submit Application

    Talk to our specialist

    Apply now Refer a friend

    Refer a friend

    • Hidden