Senior Legal Counsel - Commercial Property

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: in-house counsel
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Betsy Bargh

Contact email:
Job ref: 3479563
Published: 14 days ago
  • 7 + years' PAE 
  • Work-Life Balance | Competitive Remuneration & Employee Benefits
  • Large Innovative & Forward-thinking Organisation
Unique In-House role for a Senior Commercial Property Lawyer with 7+PAE. Utilise your skills in this collaborative team. Work-life balance & incentives on offer.


Law Staff have been engaged by a fast-growing and innovative Eastern seaboard organisation.

They currently maintain an established legal team comprised of industry leaders, and are seeking to appoint an additional Commercial Property In-House Counsel with a minimum of 7 years PAE.


This is a hands on role reporting directly to the General Counsel, as well as working collaboratively with the broader legal team. 

Playing an integral part of the legal function, you can expect to challenge your skillset across the full spectrum of commercial property matters including providing advice on complex property transactions; drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, sale and purchase agreements, leases, licence agreements, easements, and ancillary documents. 

You will have autonomous management of matters whilst also supervising and mentoring more junior lawyers within the team.


The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:
  • Admission as a legal practitioner in Queensland;
  • a minimum of 7 year's post admission experience within a Commercial Property group;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills of a high professional standard;
  • Exceptional drafting skills;
  • High level of commercial acumen, and
  • Ability to work effectively both autonomously and in a team environment.  

This is a career-defining opportunity to move into an in-house role within a supportive team environment with genuine work-life balance. Reinforcing your decision to make this move is an extensive array of benefits to compliment your remuneration. 
THE NEXT STEP  At Law Staff we maintain the highest protocols during Covid and therefore offer a meeting over Zoom or FaceTime, as well as offer a contactless meeting in a lounge room setting for a relaxed confidential discussion over coffee/tea, allowing you to comfortably provide us with an understanding of your considerations in that next move. We are full in our disclosure and by the end of the meeting you will be provided with a detailed profile of this opportunity for you to go away and research at your leisure. To apply please click APPLY attaching the relevant documents in Word format. Alternatively, please quote Ref No:3479563 and forward your Professional Profile in Word format to: 
  • Trudy Reading -
  • Betsy Bargh –
  • Craig Ashton-Sward -
If this role 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 positions across private practice and in-house.    

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