Legal Counsel/Senior Legal Counsel - IT

Job title : Legal Counsel/Senior Legal Counsel - IT
Location : Melbourne
Contact name : Adam Kumaraswamy
Contact email : akumaraswamy@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 709654FDS
If you are an experienced technology lawyer who is looking for a diverse opportunity within a large scale Financial Services entity then this is a role you will need to consider.

In this role you will:
  • Be a trusted legal adviser to the Technology and Operations division, delivering commercially focused, cost effective and independent legal services;
  • Negotiate, draft and advise on IT and commercial contracts;
  • Provide legal support for procurement projects, particularly IT projects. 
  • Instruct and manage the provision of legal services by external law firms 
  • Assist the business to operate in accordance with legislative requirements, regulations and internal policies, and to understand legal risks; and
  • Escalate issues of significance to the Head of Legal, T&O
This organisation is open to looking at lawyers at Legal Counsel or Senior Legal Counsel level. You must be well rounded across the IT/Procurement space. Ideally you will be coming from another leading In House organisation however if you are coming from a law firm environment you need to have had extensive secondment experience.

You will have at least 5 years PQE. You will have excellent drafting, negotiation and presentation skills. You will have a strong commercial mindset and have the ability to think outside of the square. You will also have a strong stakeholder engagement + management skill set.

For a confidential discussion please contact

Adam Kumaraswamy
e: akumaraswamy@sharpandcarter.com.au
m: 0414 223 338