Senior Legal Counsel

  • Standort

    Melbourne, Victoria

  • Branche:

    Handel & Industrie

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  • Kontakt:

    Daniel Hogan

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    etwa 1 Jahr

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The business:

An opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel to join a major energy business in Melbourne and provide leadership, oversight and direction to the Services and Projects team.

The opportunity:

A great career opportunity for an experienced Senior Legal Counsel to work in a major energy business in a services and project environment with construction and commercial experience. Strong career progression opportunities to join the legal team in Melbourne. This leading company is looking for a construction/projects/infrastructure lawyer to support the wider business and lead a team.

About you:

You will gained construction/projects/infrastructure experience as a lawyer with strong negotiation and advisory experience, giving advice and support to relevant senior stakeholders. You will have gained at least 10 years' experience in a major construction/projects/infrastructure team in a top-tier or mid-tier law firm and you will have gained at least three years in-house legal experience where you will have been a key point of contact for legal advice on commercial and contractual matters. You will possess the ability to identify business risk in a variety of commercial situations. Your communication skills will be exceptional.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Legal transactional management and lead role in business decision-making relevant to priority projects.
  • People leadership responsibilities for your team, including planning, performance and development.
  • Provision of strategic legal advisory services, providing high quality, appropriate legal advice to the business and key stakeholders.
  • Maximisation of the legal services value add.
  • Contributes broad industry knowledge and industry trends to proactively add value to strategic discussions and direction in relation to goals and business plan.

Ideal candidate:

  • Significant front end experience in the Australian market with a minimum of 10 years post-admission experience.
  • Advanced experience required in contracts and procurement, construction law, drafting and negotiation of contracts and other instruments, legal research including interpretation of legislation and contracts.
  • Dispute resolution and litigation.
  • A calm, approachable, pragmatic and professional manner.
  • Quality experience (in private practice and in house).
  • An ability to understand the bigger picture and to prioritise and provide pragmatic and timely legal advice within a commercial setting.
  • Clear and persuasive written and spoken communication skills.

To express your interest in this position please email your CV (in word format) to or call Daniel Hogan on 02 9236 9000

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.