• Permanent Full Time
  • Sydney
  • 7-12 USD / YEAR

7-12+ years' PQE | Lead lawyer for Australia | Flexible working arrangements, part-time/school hours, WFH, on-site parking

  • 7-12+ years’ PQE
  • Lead lawyer for Australia
  • Flexible working arrangements, part-time/school hours, WFH, on-site parking

About the client

Our client is a global business which provides transport products and services to both corporate and retail customers. This well-known brand’s Australian operations have been established for more than thirty years and have a significant market share.

About the role

Reporting General Manager, Legal (based in New Zealand) and working closely with the business, you will be the lead lawyer for the Australian business handle a broad mix of legal work with a focus on commercial contracts and finance transactions.  The legal team also supports the business on corporate governance, risk, and privacy matters. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts and product related matters
  • Assisting with the development of new ways of working to enhance the efficiency of the legal team and empower the business
  • Leading and managing finance transactions
  • Briefing and management of external counsel
  • Assisting with governance, data protection and privacy projects

You will be supported by a Legal Coordinator/Paralegal, allowing you to focus on high-value matters.

About you

You will be a commercial or finance lawyer with approximately 7-10+ years’ PQE. Ideally, you will have gained some experience in a well-regarded law firm or in-house and have the ability to handle a diverse range of commercial matters. This role offers significant autonomy, with the ability to flex and shape the role, working hours and internal relationships to suit your individual preferences and experience.

What this role offers you

You will work with a great team in a friendly, down to earth environment. The role offers an excellent opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting matters, while having the ability to keep your life in balance through an embedded culture of flexibility. Our client is open to a wide range of different working arrangements, including hybrid working and permanent-part time (both fixed days and school hours). Our client also offers a range of benefits, including an on-site gym.

This is an excellent opportunity for a commercial lawyer to join a successful international business in an autonomous role. The organisation is diverse, flexible, and collaborative, with an excellent culture and genuinely nice colleagues.

For further information on this position please contact our consultant, Nick Robertson:

Ref: 1240786
P: (02) 9241 1199
E: nick.robertson@mahlab.com.au

Mahlab is Australia’s leading independent legal recruitment consultancy. We specialise in placing lawyers into corporations and private practice law firms throughout Australia and internationally.

For industry and salary advice, or to register your details for consideration, please visit our website www.mahlab.com.au or contact us in Sydney (02) 9241 1199 and Melbourne (03) 9629 2111.

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