Corporate Counsel Workplace Legal


Corporate Counsel Workplace Legal

  • Melbourne

Headquartered in Melbourne, Transurban is an infrastructure group that is part of the ASX20.  With a market capitalisation of almost $40B, this is a truly a market-leading organisation with global reach.  Known for its excellent culture and commitment to its people, this an exciting opportunity to work in an ASX20 organisation, bringing your professionalism and strong workplace relations experience to an organisation that is committed to its culture and people.  You will be joining a high-performing, dynamic and collaborative team which actively supports working flexibly.

This role will suit a lawyer with around 3-5 years PQE  experience in employment or workplace relations law. This is an exciting new role that will support the General Counsel Workplace Legal and be a source of strategic advice and insight on all employee relations and other legal matters relating to our workforce, including through the lenses of strategic execution, governance and risk management and operational excellence.

The incumbent will act as a trusted adviser on significant workplace relations and workplace legal matters. Based in the P&C business unit this role will also involve close liaison with the Legal function.
This is a unique opportunity for a specialist employment lawyer to join a dynamic Workplace Relations team. The key areas of focus of this role include:

  • Legal compliance and liability in relation to Transurban’s workforce, both direct and indirect
  • Supporting the management of workplace relations cases (performance, conduct, complaints, investigations etc.) by Workplace Relations Consultants
  • Internal restructures and redundancies
  • Workforce matters in relation to corporate transactions such as acquisitions, mergers and divestments
  • Industrial relations matters including strategy, negotiations, interpretation and advice, and dispute management
  • Employment-related litigation matters including Fair Work Commission proceedings; liaison with external legal firms / counsel

About Us 
 At Transurban we are driven by bringing people and places closer. Together, we’re building a future that marries traditional infrastructure with emerging technology. We’re making roads ready for driverless cars and predicting accidents before they happen. We’re getting people where they’re going. And we’re doing it faster, smarter and safer.
We believe in equality. We treat everyone with fairness, consideration and respect, regardless of gender, cultural background, religious beliefs, sexuality or personal circumstances – whether they work for us or not. We want to ensure everyone feels comfortable to express themselves and their opinions.
We strongly encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  To be eligible for this role you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or subject to a vaccination exemption (recorded in the Australian Immunisation Register).    
However, please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application.

Start changing the world around you.
Please note, Jacinta Fish Legal has an exclusive brief for this role. To be considered for this role, please contact us directly in our Melbourne office on 03 9039 9992. To apply for this role, click APPLY NOW or send your CV to

Location: Melbourne preferred.