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Head of Legal

Burgess Paluch
Date Published: 14 Feb 2020
Legal Full Time
Private No salary information listed.
Generalists - In House All Adelaide SA, Australia
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Head of Legal
  • Significant leadership role
  • Use your commercial and interpersonal skills
  • Dual legal and contract services focus
About Flinders University
  
Flinders is a dynamic, progressive institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Finders’ vision is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in education, and a source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates. Flinders operates as a large and complex business, with a significant student body, assets and revenue streams.
  
The Opportunity

The Head of Legal is responsible for leading and managing the University’s legal services and contract services functions. The most senior legal role in the University, it heads up a team of around eight, and reports direct to the University Secretary.

The Role

The position encompasses a broad range of legal areas, as well as having responsibility for contract services. It covers areas as diverse as contracts, intellectual property, disputes, FOI, Infrastructure projects and property. The position will have supervisory responsibilities, setting work priorities and managing workflows, and as a leader, will build team and individual capabilities through leading and developing the quality of work undertaken by others.
  
About You
  
The lawyer we seek will have a track record of achievement in commercial law, gained in a large and complex environment or law firm. They will be results oriented, commercially minded, and able to deal with senior managers and complex issues in a time-effective  manner. Highly evolved interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and motivate a team will complete the package.
  
To Apply
  
To be considered for this significant opportunity or request a PD email paul@bplr.com.au or to discuss this exclusively retained role call Paul Burgess on 03 8676 0372. All CV's will be forwarded to BPLR. Appointments will be made for an initial 5 years.
  
Note: Pursuant to the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is a requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to the University.

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