Senior Legal Counsel & Company Secretary

 

Senior Legal Counsel & Company Secretary

  • Melbourne
Our client is a global company listed on the ASX and headquartered out of Melbourne, our client is seeking a Senior Legal Counsel and Company Secretary to join their team.  We currently have an opportunity for a bright and energetic commercial lawyer to join their well-regarded sports technology company. 

Ideally, we are seeking candidates in the 6-9 years PQE range with strong commercial law experience from a similar in house role.  Experience or exposure to Co. Sec duties, IP, technology, FMCG or similar would be highly regarded.  Qualifications in governance or company secretary duties would be highly desirable. 

Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Legal Counsel manages a range of functions including global sales contract reviews, legal advice on transactions, disputes, and litigation, manages a growing portfolio of intellectual property, and the governance of processes around compliance, policies and systems.

The role works across a broad range of commercial matters, across all parts of the organisation and at all levels; business acumen, agility and the ability to apply legal technical expertise to the operations of the business are key requirements for the role.

What You’ll Need: 

  • An appropriate professional legal qualification, and current practising certificate; with governance and company secretarial qualifications preferred 
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in a mixture of solicitor and in-house legal roles, with particular expertise in SaaS and IT contract formation and negotiation
  • Experience as a company secretary; ASX/public company experience would be an advantage
  • Experience managing through corporate transactions, intellectual property matters, and disputes

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact our Melbourne office on 03 9039 9991 or email gbrooks@jacintafishlegal.com.au