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Junior Lawyer

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Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Feb 2020
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Salary
$80,000 - $99,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Legal, Corporate & Commercial Law

About the role

We’re looking for a Junior Lawyer to join our in-house legal team. The role of the Lawyer will report directly into General Counsel and will be responsible for:

  • Providing legal and administrative support to General Counsel;
  • Providing support to the Company Secretary including maintaining all corporate registers and filings, drafting of Agendas and Board Minutes; 
  • Drafting and updating legal precedents in accordance with regulatory and legislative changes;
  • Assisting General Counsel in the preparation and drafting of various legal documents and agreements;
  • Assisting with and maintaining up to date knowledge and precedent databases;
  • Liaising with stakeholders and clients at the request of General Counsel; and
  • General administrative tasks including aspects of file and matter management.
  • Support and assistance to General Counsel;
  • Assistance to the Company Secretary; 
  • Contract Drafting & Legal Review of various legal agreements. 

Prerequisite Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to draft, advise and manage a broad range of legal issues;
  • High level of organisational skills and ability to prioritise;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills;
  • Have strong attention to detail;
  • Be team-focused but also able to work independently;
  • Be proactive and have a positive and energetic approach with a commitment to providing excellent legal support;
  • Have a strong academic record and a genuine interest in developing your career in the legal industry;
  • Willingness to learn;
  • Experience working within a medium/large organisation would be an advantage; and
  • Experience with assisting on company secretarial matters would be an advantage.

Essential:

  • Be admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales;
  • Up to 2 years post graduate experience;
  • Ideally have experience in commercial/corporate law 

Please ensure you have the right to work in Australia. 

Apply via the link with a copy of your resume and cover letter. 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a lawyer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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