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Senior Commercial Lawyer

EXCLUSIVE TO LEGAL PEOPLE: Incredible opportunity to join prestigious IP Law firm as THE Commercial law expert. Flexible work arrangements on offer.

This is an amazing & unique opportunity for an experienced and highly capable Commercial and/or IP Lawyer to join one of Australia's leading national IP law firms! Be a part of a firm that is at the forefront of technology, design and innovation

About our client...
Our client provides a full suite of IP services, individually tailored to client needs including:-
  • Patents and designs,
  • Trademarks,
  • Copyright,
  • IP research,
  • IP litigation,
  • Competition & Consumer Law,
  • Privacy Law; and
  • Anti-counterfeiting to name a few
Servicing a broad range of innovative industry sectors including technology, life sciences, engineering, medical, mining and electronics.    

The firm has some of the most incredible minds working here and you will partner closely with other Lawyers (IP experts), Patent Attorneys and Trademark Attorneys.  

Recognising that people are fundamental to their long term success they pride themselves on their positive culture and high levels of engagement, collaboration and stimulation across the business underpinning an incredibly low employee turnover.

About this role...
Our client now seeks to appoint an experienced Commercial Lawyer who is interested in building a future for themselves. As the leading Commercial Law expert for the firm your knowledge and exposure to a wide range of commercial agreements and contracts is paramount. 

You will have the drive, enthusiasm and desire to grow the commercial law aspect of their business even further. It is envisaged that there will be the opportunity to grow a small team, of lawyers and support staff, that you would also supervise and mentor.

There is an existing and steady flow of commercial law matters already in the firm, however this role requires strong business acumen and the ability to be directly involved in business development and marketing opportunities in promoting the commercial team to existing valuable and high profile clients both internally and externally. 

About you...
You will have great motivation, strong drive & work ethic, be articulate & client focussed together with:-
  • A background (min. 8 years) handling a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements. For examples:-
    • Professional services and Consultancy agreements
    • Confidentiality Agreements
    • Drafting and reviewing website and software agreements
    • Licensing agreements
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Drafting Commercial contracts within an IP context
    • Providing advise under Australian Consumer law
  • Previous experience in IP law desirable, however this can be developed with our client happy to mentor if you have the desire to learn!
  • Strong analytical & technical skills & good sense of commerciality;
  • Well developed interpersonal/communication (written & verbal) skills;
  • Able to work independently, whilst maintaining a team approach;
  • Be able to effectively prioritise to meet often competing time frames.
This is a permanent role and flexible working arrangements (including part-time, varied hours and/or working from home) will be considered.  So even if you can't commit to full-time work, you can continue to enjoy the satisfaction of assisting high-quality clients with their commercial needs!  

If you're looking for a firm that values people & respects a healthy work/life balance - you may just have found the perfect role!

**Please Note: This Role Has Been Exclusively Listed with Legal People**

So let's talk...

To apply online, simply click on the Apply button!

Alternatively, for a confidential, discussion please contact:
Sharon Henderson l Partner
P: 9098-8776
E: sharon@legalpeople.com.au
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Advertiser Details

Legal People

Level 40, 140 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone: 03 9670 5051

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Job Summary

Type:
Permanent / Full Time
Location:
Melbourne
Profession:
Legal (Professional and Support)
Role:
Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial
Reference:
2913138SH
Date Listed:
08-Jul-19