Legal Counsel/Senior Legal Counsel

Australia, Victoria, Melbourne CBD
12 Feb 2019
12 Mar 2019
JN -022019-229725
Blake Hunt
Vacancy Type
Barristers, In-House
Full Time
4-6 Years
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

About our client:

As a national provider of commercial real estate investment and debt services, this leading organisation provides expert investment management and loan orgination options to both borrowers and investors. With a wide client base including superannuation, investment institutions and high-net worth individuals, this company is now seeking a Legal Counsel to fulfil a maternity leave contract.

The role:

Reporting directly to the General Counsel, this role works across a wide expanse of the business' legal aspects. Functions include:

  • Providing strong legal advice in relation to a range of equity transactions including structuring and restructuring complex transactions
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing a range of investment agreements in collaboration with multiple teams of the business
  • Drive the legal management of transaction structuring, monitoring and execution on construction loans
  • Review and assess documentation to manage compliance and mitigate legal risks to the business
  • Liase and manage external litigation as well as collaboration with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

About you

As the Senior Compliance Manager you will be an ambitious, professional and articulate individual and possess the following skills:

  • At least 4-6 years PQE, with either private practice or in-house experience managing transactions across private equity or property
  • Strong experience driving real estate finance is preferred
  • Relevant tertiary qualification and current Australian practising certificate
  • In-depth exposure in project management and managing risk

What's on offer?:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to immediately start in a national growing organisation with substantial learning opportunities. Aside from directly working with the General Counsel in a small close-knit team, this position provides exposure across all aspects of the business with competitive