• Permanent Full Time
  • Sydney
  • 20+ years’ PQE

Corporate, commercial law, property, and projects | Leadership role, trusted advisor to the CEO and business | Established property group

Exciting role for a senior commercial lawyer to lead a team and work on commercial and property transactions and projects

  • Corporate, commercial law, property, and projects
  • Leadership role, trusted advisor to the CEO and business
  • Established property group

About the client

Our client is an integrated property group with a portfolio spanning the eastern seaboard of Australia and New Zealand. The operations include the ownership, management, and development of premier assets.

The role

Reporting to the CEO your responsibilities will include managing the effective delivery of legal services to the business and leading a small legal team.  You will be a trusted adviser to the CEO and senior management and your responsibilities will involve providing strategic advice and guidance on legal issues. You will be involved in structuring, advising on, and negotiating capital transactions including acquisitions and disposals of property, and property development projects, property management and leasing. In addition, you will advise on mergers and acquisitions, corporate compliance, manage litigation and, act as company secretary to the Group.

About you

A lawyer with over 20 years PQE and strong commercial and corporate law experience ideally with property law exposure is sought. Experience working within a commercial /retail property environment or in a busy commercial legal practice is sought.

Critical to your success in the role will be your strong drafting and advisory skills, well-developed communication skills, attention to detail and your pro-active, flexible approach. Leadership skills, strong commercial acumen, and the ability to assess risk are also essential attributes.

What this role offers you

This is an excellent opportunity for a senior commercial/corporate lawyer to lead the legal function of a busy and established group in a senior, autonomous and visible role.

Location: Sydney CBD

For further information on this position please contact Lisa Gazis:

Ref: LG1258236
P: (02) 9241 1199
E: lisa.gazis@mahlab.com.au

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