Legal Counsel- General Commercial

Job title : Legal Counsel- General Commercial
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Lee
Contact email :
Job reference : 1517341
About Our Client

Our client is a global leader in providing workforce solutions, headquartered in the USA. With operations in 40 countries across the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, they are renowned for their industry expertise, compliance record, and exceptional customer service. Their mission is to simplify flexible work arrangements for businesses. 

About the role

Working within a team and reporting to an accomplished General Counsel some of the activities that will form part of your day to day are:
  • Review, negotiate, and draft a variety of contracts, including client agreements, supplier contracts, and procurement agreements.
  • Develop and maintain standardized contract templates.
  • Ensure all contracts comply with local laws and company policies
  • Provide high-quality, practical, and timely legal advice to business stakeholders in Australia and the broader APAC region.
  • Advise on various legal issues, including employment law, contract law, corporate governance, privacy, and regulatory compliance.
  • Support the business in managing legal risks and ensuring compliance with local and international regulations.
  • Monitor and interpret new and existing laws, regulations, and industry practices affecting the organization
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities to maintain necessary licenses and ensure ongoing compliance.
About you
  • 5+ years’ PQE in either private practice or in-house (in-house experience preferred).
  • Bachelor’s degree in law.
  • General corporate commercial law experience, employment law, privacy law, and contract law in the Australia/Asia Pacific region.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks according to urgency and manage stakeholders' expectations.
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution.
This role is exclusive to Sharp & Carter Legal.  For a confidential discussion and full position description please contact Lee on 0450363147 or