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Head Of Legal And Compliance - Australia And New Zealand

Delaware North, Australia & New Zealand - Melbourne, VIC

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high calibre candidate to join Delaware North in the role of Head of Legal and Compliance (Assistant General Counsel) at our Head Office based in the Docklands.

Reporting to the General Counsel in the US, this role will be responsible for providing advice and counsel to senior management in all matters relevant to one or more of Delaware North's subsidiaries. The role requires a strong ability to manage risk holistically while driving business results and solutions which further the company's strategy for growth.

The role provides business oriented legal advice to internal clients. The successful candidate will leverage skill as a legal practitioner and strategic business partner and will also work with colleagues to interpret and provide business solutions as permitted under applicable law.

You Will Use Your Skills And Experience To…

  • Provide advice and support to internal clients and the Law Department; works collaboratively with the Deputy General Counsel, General Counsel and senior leaders of the business to provide superior business oriented legal advice to drive desired business outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively and provide legal counsel across a variety of business units and/or projects to effectively serve the enterprise and manage the volume of work.
  • Review and provide advice on all legal matters, including large-scale contracts, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other commercial transactions and client related matters.
  • Manage and resolve legal issues pertaining to transactional, commercial, corporate and regulatory matters in a manner consistent with the company's business decisions and strategy.
  • Protect the company by establishing and recommending risk and compliance standards and expectations while creating/supporting opportunities and paths to allow the company to execute strategy to the fullest extent.

Your Qualifications, Skills And Experience Includes…
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Corporate Legal practitioner practising certificate
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, the practice of corporate and business law with 10+ years' experience in a large law firm or a corporate law department.
  • Ability to identify critical business issues, to negotiate major contracts, to structure collaborative business enterprises, and to lead teams of internal executives and external professionals.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, the ability to negotiate and persuade, and a sound understanding of corporate and commercial law and general business practices
  • Demonstrated experience in developing effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience within the Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism industry highly regarded

Delaware North Companies Australia is a market leader in the hospitality industry with a portfolio spanning: sporting stadiums, airports & transport, leisure & entertainment, resorts, remote services and gaming venues across Australia and New Zealand

If this sounds like the role that you have been waiting for please click on the APPLY button below and submit your details for consideration.