• Permanent Part Time
  • Melbourne
  • 4+ years’ PQE

Broad commercial in-house role | Cutting edge institution | Progressive, flexible environment

Excellent opportunity for a mid level commercial lawyer to join this cutting edge tertiary institution.

Established in the 1970’s as one of the new generation of Australian universities, Deakin University is now one of Australia’s largest universities and has strong global linkages, world-class research and an education portfolio that blends the best of campus and digital delivery into a highly supportive and personalised student experience. With its strong reputation for innovation, our client has been at the forefront of new and emerging technologies in research and teaching. Its staff are committed to genuinely making a difference to thousands of people’s lives by contributing to their education.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a mid level commercial lawyer to join the University’s cohesive and supportive legal team. Reporting to the General Counsel, you will provide legal advice to the Executive, Faculties and Portfolios of the University and its wholly owned entities on areas including general commercial, contracts, corporations law and governance, trade practices and intellectual property law.

At least 4 years’ commercial law experience gained within a reputable law firm or in-house environment is essential. To be successful in this role, you must have well developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and effectively liaise with people at all levels. In addition, you must demonstrate the ability to provide commercial, practical solutions, a team oriented approach, and possess excellent drafting and time management skills.

This position offers the opportunity to do varied and interesting work in a progressive, supportive and flexible environment that encourages professional development, autonomy and work/life balance. In addition, generous leave entitlements, salary packaging and other benefits are available.

This is a part-time position offering 4 days per week.

Location: Geelong or Burwood
Ref: MCNM21633

For a confidential discussion regarding this position please contact our exclusively retained consultant, Nalini Moore:

P: 0412 755 495 
E: nalini.moore@mahlab.com.au

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