Corporate Counsel

  • Location

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Daniel Hogan

  • Contact email:

    trdaxtraadresp@thesrgroup.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/197201_1621408542

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-18

  • Consultant:

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The business:

This business is part of a leading group of companies underpinned by billions of dollars of yearly economic activity in Australia.

The opportunity:

An exciting opportunity for a Corporate Counsel to become an integral member of a highly regarded Legal and Corporate Affairs team. Strong career progression opportunities to join this motivated legal team in Sydney. Working alongside a Senior Corporate Counsel but operating with a high degree of autonomy.

You will work with various teams within the business including IT, Operations, New Business and Information Services, Finance and HR.

About you:

You will have a solid background as a corporate/commercial lawyer who can work independently and has good project management experience.

A lawyer with strong relationship building qualities as well as drafting, negotiation, and advisory experience, giving advice and support to relevant senior stakeholders. You will have gained at least 3 years' experience in a corporate/commercial position from within a top-tier or mid-tier law firm and/or in-house legal experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing general corporate legal advice to the business including contracting and corporate governance.
  • Working with the Senior Corporate Counsel to lead the legal strategy to secure the objectives of the IT Roadmap.
  • You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating service and licensing agreements with suppliers.
  • Preparing board papers and reports for the Board's Audit and Risk Committee and updating the Committee on key developments in the business as required.
  • Advising on privacy compliance and working with the business to maintain operational procedures that ensure the protection of personal information.

Ideal candidate:

  • Significant corporate/commercial advisory and contracts experience, with an interest in technology, IT, IP, privacy. A minimum of 3 years post-admission experience is required as this is an autonomous position.
  • Strong stakeholder management and engagement skills.
  • Quality experience (in private practice and/or in house).
  • An understanding of regulated environments and experience dealing with regulators would be useful.
  • Clear and persuasive written and spoken communication skills.
  • Excellent ability to prioritise workflows and to drive projects forward.

To express your interest in this position please email your CV to danielhogan@taylorroot.com.au or call Daniel Hogan on 02 9236 9000

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