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In-House Corporate/General Commercial Legal Counsel - 4 or 5 days!

Legal People
Date Published: 02 Sep 2020 Premium
Legal Full Time
Private No salary information listed.
Generalists - In House Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC, Australia
In-House Corporate/General Commercial Legal Counsel - 4 or 5 days!
  • Join National Motor Industry Service Provider
  • Location: Clayton area - 4 or 5 days per week!
  • Exclusive to Legal People
Fantastic 12 month (Mat. Leave) Contract role for a proven Corporate Commercial Lawyer/Legal Counsel as a 'safe pair of hands' in this rewarding in-house Legal Counsel role partnering an established Executive Team of a leading Motor Industry Aftermarket Sales service provider based in the Clayton area.

About our client...
Our client is a prominent, successful & progressive national service provider operating in the Automotive aftermarket space. You'll undoubtedly recognise some of their more 'iconic' brands/products! This is an exciting opportunity and will be based in their Head Office (<30kms from CBD).  Situated in stunning state of the art facilities! with a bright & ultra-modern feel, which also provides for undercover on-site parking.
About this role...
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (you will be one of two in-house lawyers!), this will be a fairly autonomous role with the primary function of managing the Group's legal framework and legal risks and providing legal advice on a broad range of issues across their businesses that may include areas such as:-
  • Contracts/Agreements;
  • Leases;
  • Risk & Compliance management;
  • Intellectual Property/advertising/marketing;
  • Terms & Conditions/Warranty;
  • Franchising;
  • Employment/Human Resources;
  • Disputes
This will include ensuring contracts/legal requirements are compliant with company policies and guidelines; updating any legislative requirements, group policies & rolling out to relevant stakeholders. The role also involves engaging with & assisting the various business units with both advisory & transactional matters eg. negotiating/drafting/reviewing of complex agreements; operational needs eg. contract interpretation and regulatory matters. 

About you...

Ideal candidates will have: 
  • Between 4-8 years post admission experience gained within general commercial/contracts practice;
  • Ability to discuss/review key risks (legal, financial, commercial and technical) with key stakeholders;
  • Excellent negotiation/influencing/drafting skills with ability to effectively manage competing priorities;
  • Highly developed, effective communication skills -both written & oral;
  • Strong attention to detail and knowledge of the areas of law outlined;
  • An approachable manner, with a pro-active 'hands on' approach in order to assist others in a team environment and;
  • Ability to balance commercial business requirements with internal control and regulatory demands.
What's on offer...
In return our client offers an inclusive, respectful and innovative culture, high level support & resources, an engaged & vibrant environment, where your efforts & contributions will be recognised & rewarded with an attractive remuneration package
So let's talk...
If you're able to commit to a full 12mth Contract role this may tick all your boxes!To apply online, please click on the Apply button now.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact:
Sharon Henderson l Partner
t: 03 9098 8776 

N.B. In light of current COVID-19 restrictions, to keep everyone safe, all interviews will now be conducted online via url linked video/tele conference.

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