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In-house Corporate/general Commercial Legal Counsel

LEGAL PEOPLE - Melbourne, VIC

Any Industry
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client is seeking a 'safe pair of hands' for an

18 monthContract

!

As a proven Corporate Commercial Lawyer/Legal Counsel in this rewarding in-house Legal Counsel role you will be 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

 (

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 & legal risks and the provision of 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 18mth Contract role this may tick all your boxes! To apply online, simply 

click on the Apply

 button now.

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