• Permanent Full Time
  • Melbourne
  • 6-8+ years’ PQE

High growth business | Report to General Counsel | High level of interaction with the business

Rare in-house Corporate/M&A role

  • High growth business
  • Report to General Counsel
  • High level of interaction with the business


EBOS Group is the largest and most diversified Australasian marketer, wholesaler and distributor of healthcare, medical and pharmaceutical products. It is also a leading marketer and distributor of recognised animal care brands.

Generating over $12.2 billion in revenue annually and listed on the Australian and New Zealand stock exchanges, EBOS Group is committed to building better communities through an unwavering commitment to the provision of high-quality healthcare and animal care products.

About the role

The company is seeking to recruit a Senior Legal Counsel into an M&A/Corporate role, reflecting a company that is growing and innovating. Reporting to the General Counsel, you will join a close knit in-house legal team that works collaboratively to provide a responsive and effective legal service across the business. This Senior Legal Counsel position will be responsible for providing legal support, services and advice to the Group in relation to M&A, corporate and company secretarial matters, finance/treasury, IT and projects.  The role may also include some business as usual/ business unit work on ad hoc basis. As Senior Legal Counsel, you will guide the business in a way that strikes an appropriate balance between achieving commercial objectives and sensibly managing legal risk.

About you

EBOS Group seeks a corporate/M&A lawyer at senior associate level or equivalent level in-house. In-house or secondment experience will be highly regarded. M&A experience is essential, as is the ability to liaise confidently across the business including at Executive level. You are an independent individual who enjoys a high-level of responsibility and autonomy and brings a commercial outlook. This is a fast-faced, high growth commercial environment so the role suits a lawyer with outstanding interpersonal skills, a “can do” approach and the ability to juggle a range of priorities.

This role is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced M&A lawyer to work with a highly regarded General Counsel in a growing business.

Location: Melbourne

Ref: MCNP21697

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity further, please contact our exclusively retained consultant Nicola Phillips: nicola.phillips@mahlab.com.au or 0419 568 519


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