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Senior Commercial/IP Lawyer

Legal People
Date Published: 01 Apr 2019 Premium EXPIRED
Legal Full Time
Private $160000 - $180000
Call Sharon Henderson: 9098-8776
Corporate and Commercial Law Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC, Australia
Senior Commercial/IP Lawyer
  • Join Prestigious CBD IP Law Firm as The Commercial Law Expert!
  • Gain Exposure to Interesting Commercial matters within an IP context!
  • Flexible Work Arrangements! 4 billable hours per day!
This is an amazing & unique opportunity for an experienced and highly capable Commercial and/or IP Lawyer to join one of Australia's leading national IP law firms! Be a part of a firm that is at the forefront of technology, design and innovation!

About our client...
Our client provides a full suite of IP services, individually tailored to client needs including:-
  • Patents and designs,
  • Trademarks,
  • Copyright,
  • IP research,
  • IP litigation,
  • Competition & Consumer Law,
  • Privacy Law; and
  • Anti-counterfeiting to name a few
Servicing a broad range of innovative industry sectors including technology, life sciences, engineering, medical, mining and electronics.    

The firm has some of the most incredible minds working here and you will partner closely with other Lawyers (IP experts), Patent Attorneys and Trademark Attorneys.  

Recognising that people are fundamental to their long term success they pride themselves on their positive culture and high levels of engagement, collaboration and stimulation across the business underpinning an incredibly low employee turnover.

About this role...
Our client now seeks to appoint an experienced Commercial Lawyer who is interested in building a future for themselves. As the leading Commercial Law expert for the firm your knowledge and exposure to a wide range of commercial agreements and contracts is paramount. 

You will have the drive, enthusiasm and desire to grow the commercial law aspect of their business even further. It is envisaged that there will be the opportunity to grow a small team, of lawyers and support staff, that you would also supervise and mentor.

There is an existing and steady flow of commercial law matters already in the firm, however this role requires strong business acumen and the ability to be directly involved in business development and marketing opportunities in promoting the commercial team to existing clients both internally and externally. 

About you...
You will have great motivation, strong drive & work ethic, be articulate & client focussed together with:-
  • A background (min. 8 years) handling a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements. For examples:-
    • Professional services and Consultancy agreements
    • Confidentiality Agreements
    • Drafting and reviewing website and software agreements
    • Licensing agreements
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Drafting Commercial contracts within an IP context
    • Providing advise under Australian Consumer law
  • Previous experience in IP law desirable, however this can be developed with our client happy to mentor if you have the desire to learn!
  • Strong analytical & technical skills & good sense of commerciality;
  • Well developed interpersonal/communication (written & verbal) skills;
  • Able to work independently, whilst maintaining a team approach;
  • Be able to effectively prioritise to meet often competing time frames.
This is a permanent role and flexible working arrangements (including part-time, varied hours and/or working from home) will be considered.  So even if you can't commit to full-time work, you can continue to enjoy the satisfaction of assisting high-quality clients with their commercial needs!  

If you're looking for a firm that values people & respects a healthy work/life balance - you may just have found the perfect role!

**Please Note: This Role Has Been Exclusively Listed with Legal People**

So let's talk...

To apply online, simply click on the Apply button!

Alternatively, for a confidential, discussion please contact:
Sharon Henderson l Partner
P: 9098-8776
E: sharon@legalpeople.com.au

Apply Now

Note: applications for this role will take you to the advertiser's site.