31d ago

Senior Lawyer

Hays Legal

Base pay $103k - $124k
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
Hays Legal are partnered with a large state-shaping infrastructure project, seeking a Senior Lawyer to join their high-performing team.

Your new role
You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. As a qualified lawyer with strong technical acumen and experience working on large infrastructure projects or other complex and/or regulated industries, you will enjoy a fast paced, collegiate workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career. You will:

  • Provide technically and commercially sound legal advice to the Director, Governance and General Counsel and wider team and stakeholders, with relation to goods and services procurement, entity structuring, contracts, statutory interpretation, employment, IT, insurance, data protection and more
  • Assist with Corporate Governance, FOI and privacy matters and reporting obligations under relevant Acts, Government Legislation and Ministerial directions.
  • Negotiate and Liaise with a wide range of stakeholders and develop close and effective relationships.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful you must:

  • Hold a valid and current practising certificate and be admitted to practice.
  • Have a Tertiary qualification in Law
  • A minimum of 3 + years' experience in general commercial legal practice
  • Demonstrate confident experience in providing legal & regulatory advice in the context of major infrastructure projects or other complex similar industries
  • Show a proven ability to work and deliver results under pressure and without supervision.
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with proven ability to engage and manage stakeholders at all levels and demonstrable experience in influencing, negotiating and delivering positive outcomes.
  • Have practical knowledge and experience of Government legal, governance and administrative processes with a track record of well-developed and considered judgement and impeccable professional ethics and integrity.

What you'll get in return
You will be a part of a major infrastructure project in state government with vast opportunities for career growth and progression. You will report to a supportive and high-performing Managing Principal to assist in expanding your knowledge.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' ASAP to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Alex now on 03 8616 8453 or email alex.omahony@hays.com.au.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job details
Date posted
27 May 2022
Commercial & Corporate Law
Base pay
$103k - $124k
Work type
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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