Legal Counsel

Job title : Legal Counsel
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : 170,000
Contact name : Adam
Job reference : 1422403
About the role

The Legal Counsel plays a pivotal role within the construction and delivery department of the business. The successful candidate will provide expert legal, commercial, and contractual advice, with a primary focus on large  construction, design, and third-party contracts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide authoritative legal advice on a wide range of issues affecting the business.
  • Manage external legal service providers effectively.
  • Support the General Counsel in analyzing and advising on legal, regulatory, and commercial issues, as well as identifying legal risks.
  • Respond promptly and efficiently to internal customer requests for legal services, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Interpret and advise on various legal issues, including contracts, tenders, procurement, employment, health & safety, FOI, privacy, property, and environmental matters.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contractual arrangements to ensure the organisation's legal protection.
About You
  • Quality legal firm or in-house legal experience
  • Front or back end construction experience; ideally with experience gained in both
  • Strong contract interpretation and drafting skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership capability
This role is exclusive to Sharp & Carter Legal.  For a confidential discussion please reach out to Adam on 0414 223 338 or akumaraswamy@sharpandcarter.com.au