Senior Legal Counsel - IT Lawyer

Greenfields Executive Recruitment and Search

We are looking for an In-House Lawyer/ Senior Legal Counsel with specialist expertise in technology and commercial contracts

  • In-House Lawyer, Legal Counsel
  • Technology Focus
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
An opportunity for an experienced and driven technology, telecommunications, data/privacy or commercial lawyer to join a top-talent, dynamic and diverse legal team as In-House Senior Legal Counsel/ In-House Lawyer.

Award winning, top listed ASX organisation, with a flexible working environment in a stable and collaborative team.

  
We are looking for a Lawyer/ Legal Counsel with specialist expertise in one of more of the following areas, with a strong drive to expand into the other areas is essential:
  
‒      Technology procurement 
‒      Telecommunications
‒      Data and privacy
‒      General commercial law, including contracts
  
Responsibilities:
  
  • Work on the development of innovative products and services.
  • As In-House Legal Counsel, provide advice as part of the delivery of major technology, data and business initiatives
  • Perform complex legal and regulatory analysis with a focus on delivery of solutions
  • Work closely and collaboratively with business lines to agree contracts that meet business objectives within an acceptable and well-understood risk framework
  • Produce high quality regulatory filings and submissions to drive regulatory outcomes  
  • Share your knowledge, skills and experience to lift capabilities across the legal team and existing business initiatives
  • Participate and build collaboration in cross functional teams
  • Develop peer external and internal contacts
  
Previous experience and background:
  
Trained in a leading law firm and built your skills and reputation in a challenging private practice and/or in-house legal counsel/ in-house lawyer role
6 + PQE, with a proven ability to work independently where appropriate
Strong academic and professional qualifications
Won the respect and recognition of your peers for integrity and legal excellence
Being challenged by the work and your colleagues (in the nicest possible way)
Calm approach to balancing competing demands and interests
Sense of humour and humility
Sound legal and commercial judgement: able to recognise “known unknowns”, act accordingly and escalate matters when appropriate
A “team player” attitude: prepared to pitch in to help others and share your knowledge and experience.
  
Please email your resume to Catherine Wolfe-Coote catherinew@greenfieldssearch.com.au in microsoft office word