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Corporate + Commercial Lawyer

Job Title: Corporate + Commercial Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Newcastle, New South Wales
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Reference: BBBH20922_1623996082
Contact Name: Ali Kimmorley
Contact Email: AliK@peoplefusion.com.au
Job Published: June 18, 2021 16:01

Job Description

In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop your career, while applying your drive, enthusiasm and expertise from day one, with support and mentoring from top-tier directors. This close-knit team believes in looking after its people, doing quality work and a positive, down-to-earth attitude and personality is a must!

What work will you be doing?

Our client encourages its lawyers to develop areas of interest and expertise, but a range of experience is also advantageous. With a focus on being a trusted advisor to local, domestic and international businesses, the role covers Corporate and Commercial law, including:

  • Providing quality, practical and commercial legal advice to clients
  • Sale and purchase of assets as well as mergers and acquisitions and property
  • Advice on corporate structuring and drafting corporate transactional documents (e.g. shareholders agreements)
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Regulatory compliance (e.g. Corporations Act, Corporate Governance, Privacy law, Competition and Consumer law and IP/IT).

To be considered you will have the following:

  • A positive attitude, drive to constantly improve your legal skills, and be a team player with initiative
  • Minimum of 5 years PQE preferred however flexibility available depending on level of experience
  • A strong understanding of corporate and contract law (or a willingness to learn)
  • Well-developed drafting skills and attention to detail
  • Clear and precise communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • An ability to provide advice that is technically sound but also commercial

The firm offers a friendly, supportive work environment, mentoring and professional development and a genuine appreciation that there's more to life than work! You will receive a competitive remuneration package, commensurate with qualifications and experience, together with the support of an experienced and committed team (part-time applications also very welcome).

To register your interest please click "APPLY" and submit a CV and covering letter addressing the criteria. You are welcome to contact Ali Kimmorley of peoplefusion on

02 49272006 for a confidential discussion about the position.

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