In-House Legal Counsel

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: in-house counsel
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Georgina See

Contact email: georgina@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: 3799624
Published: 23 days ago
Are you seeking an exciting transition to an in-house role? 
  
Situated in inner-city Brisbane, this prominent organisation in Australia’s food and hospitality industry is expanding its operations and seeking a Legal Counsel to join it’s vibrant legal team on a permanent basis.
  
Reporting and working closely with the General Counsel, the Legal Counsel will handle a variety of legal matters and support the organisation on numerous exciting projects!
  
Key responsibilities include but is not limited to:
  • Handling leasing and franchising transactions
  • Providing advice on compliance issues, transactions, agreements, and intellectual property
  • Representing the company in legal proceeding (disputes/defending claims)
  • Drafting legal documents, including applications, breach notices and formal correspondence
  • Interpreting legislation and regulations, offering strategic guidance to ensure compliance
  • Assisting in creating and delivering training and development programs

To be successful, you will have:
  • 3+ years as a Lawyer in property (leasing), commercial (franchising), and dispute resolution (preferred, but not mandatory)
  • Strong commercial acumen and the ability to apply your legal skills to new challenges
  • Ability to build relationships quickly and negotiate with stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Current eligibility to practice law in Australia, particularly in Queensland
  • Possession of a current legal practising certificate
  
Employee benefits include:
  • WFH and flexible start and finish time to suit your lifestyle needs
  • Modern inner-city corporate office with end of trip facilities & close to all forms of public transport!
  • A very friendly, close-knit team that understands work/life balance, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment
  • Internal and external development opportunities along with regular discussions around goals.
  • Employee Benefits program including: EAP, discounted private health, corporate dental program & more!
  
APPLY NOW and achieve your in-house goals
  
At Law Staff, we invite all lawyers to join us either for a call, video or in person at in a lounge-like atmosphere for a relaxed and confidential discussion over coffee or tea. This allows you to share your skills and preferences comfortably, helping us gain a better understanding of your qualifications and your desired path in your next role. We are transparent throughout, and by the meeting's end, you'll receive a comprehensive profile of the opportunities we present, empowering you to research them at your leisure.
  
To apply please click APPLY attaching the relevant documents. Alternatively, forward your Professional Profile to:
  • Georgina See – georgina@lawstaff.com.au
  • Trudy Reading – trudy@lawstaff.com.au
  
If this opportunity is not entirely suitable then we would still enjoy the opportunity of hearing from you. We often work on roles that are not advertised, with a range of opportunities across private practice and in-house.
  
LawStaff | Level 22 HSBC Building | 300 Queen Street
  
Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.