Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel

Mahlab Recruitment

Senior Legal Counsel

Details of the offer

Unique opportunity for corporate lawyer in fast growing ASX listed company
Interesting mix of transactional legal & corporate governance work
Join a high calibre, collegiate & collaborative legal team. Sydney CBD location

Our client is one of Australia’s leading energy infrastructure businesses, owning and/or operating a portfolio of assets worth more than $21 billion.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Legal Counsel to join the high calibre legal team of this top 50 ASX listed group.
This autonomous, senior role supports the Legal and Company Secretariat function within the group’s Governance & External Affairs Division.
In this critical role, your key responsibilities will include:
Supporting the General Counsel & Company Secretary on corporate advisory and corporate governance matters
Providing accurate and timely legal advice on Corporations Act, Listing Rules (ASX, Singaporean Stock Exchange and US) and related matters
Advising on corporate transactions including joint ventures, M&A and finance transactions
Providing support on company secretarial matters, including assisting with regulator liaison (ASX and ASIC), annual meeting planning, compliance activities, corporate reporting and related matters
The opportunity to be involved in other contracts for the group’s core assets and operations such as gas transmission and distribution, power generation (gas fired and renewables) and energy infrastructure

The successful candidate will have:
8+ years’ post admission experience in corporate law and the corporate advisory area
Strong knowledge of the Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules
Sound law firm training preferably coupled with in-house experience
A commercial and strategic approach
The ability to work independently and with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills
Proactive and results-driven, with the desire to embed yourself in the business

Part-time / flexible work arrangements are available.
For further information on this position please contact John Egerton:
Ref: 949356
P:(02) 9241 1199
Mahlab is Australia’s leading independent legal recruitment consultancy. We specialise in placing lawyers into corporations and private practice law firms throughout Australia and internationally.
For industry and salary advice, or to submit an enquiry, please visit our website or contact us in Sydney (02) 9241 1199 and Melbourne (03) 9629 2111.

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