Legal Counsel (1-5 PQE)
Salary Attractive package
Location Inner Suburbs Sydney
Consultant Matthew Edwards
Date posted 29 August 2016
This franchise operation is looking for a Legal Counsel to join the team on an initial 12 month contract, with a view to making the role permanent. They are offering a great working culture, a competitive remuneration package and an opportunity to develop an in-house career.
The company is a franchising operation which is responsible for the management of a number of key portfolios. It has an extremely reputable brand in the Australian market.
The company is based in Sydney's inner/eastern suburbs, about 5 minutes from the CBD. They are experiencing a growth phase and are therefore looking to bring more lawyers on to their already growing team.
The legal team is headed up by the General Counsel, with a further two Senior Legal Counsels and three junior lawyers.
This position is available for a lawyer with at least 1 year PQE. The role is a split commercial and property role, with the successful candidate to engage in franchising, leasing, conveyancing and general commercial contract drafting and negotiation - including business sale agreements and franchise/license agreements.
The role is reporting into a Senior Legal Counsel and beyond that, to the General Counsel. There may be flexibility in working arrangements depending on the individual candidate's situation.
The successful candidate will possess the following key attributes:
- Admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales.
- At least 1 year's PQE, gained from a reputable firm or in-house.
- Experience in general commercial and property law - specifically conveyancing, franchising and leasing.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
If you're interested in this role, please click apply or call Matthew Edwards on (02) 8289 3228 for a confidential discussion.