Senior Legal Counsel, ASX Listed Funds Manager

Description

Our Client is an ASX-listed funds manager, operating a portfolio of real estate and property businesses. They have grown by acquisition to become a market leader and are currently seeking a candidate with 7 to 10 years PQE in corporate/commercial law from a major law firm and, potentially, also in-house or on secondment.

The candidate will have a high-level technical skillset and a strong commercial understanding to support and communicate with all levels of the business. This newly created position reports directly to General Counsel and will play a pivotal role with key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts and documentation

Advising on commercial transactional matters and acquisitions

Utilising strong commercial acumen and interpersonal skills to effectively partner with various stakeholders to support them by providing advice on commercial contracts

Working with internal stakeholders to draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts including services agreements and procurement agreements

Collaborate and innovate and improve the delivery of legal services to the business

Build robust relationships with the business, understanding the strategic needs and objectives and provide legal advice and solutions.

The Successful Candidate:

Current NSW practising certificate (or equivalent in another Australian jurisdiction)

Top-tier/Mid-tier law firm experience and/or an in-house legal background

Experience acquired from an ASX listed, financial services, funds /real estate team would be highly desirable

Ability to deliver legal advice in a practical and straightforward way to inform business decision-making

Capacity to develop strong professional relationships with a variety of stakeholders

Excellent time management skills, being able to work to tight deadlines, with accuracy and a high attention to detail

Practical, commercially-minded, a strong work ethic and a positive team attitude.

To apply for the role please email your resume to Sandra Crawford at sandra.crawford@jlegal.com.au or for a confidential discussion call 0412 367 337

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