Senior Legal Counsel – Leasing and Commercial (6+ PQE)

September 11, 2021

Location: Sydney Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Company: Eaton Strategy & Search
$170,000 – $189,999. Call Najeeb on 0401 803 700.

About the Firm

My client is a large franchisor with a well-known brand and hundreds of stores across Australia. They are continuing to grow and expand. The company has a laid-back and friendly culture. 

About the Position

Our client is seeking an experienced lawyer with strong leasing and commercial law experience. You will report directly to the Directors and manage a small legal team. As well, you will work closely with senior executives and key stakeholders across the business. 

Duties

In the role, you will:

  • Negotiate, review and advise on commercial leases.
  • Negotiate, review and advise on a variety of commercial contracts.
  • Advise on dispute resolution.
  • Advise on corporate restructuring. 

Qualifications

We are seeking someone with:

  • 6+ years of post-admission experience.
  • Strong knowledge of commercial leasing, commercial law and contracts. 
  • Previous in-house experience would be desirable but not required. 
  • Previous franchising experience is not required as other team members will do this work. 
  • Strong commercial acumen. 

The ideal candidate will be able to work autonomously on commercial leasing and advising on commercial law and contracts. You will be able to provide practical and efficient legal advise. 

If you are interested in this role, please click “Apply for this job” or contact Najeeb Nawab on [email protected] or 0401 803 700 for a confidential conversation.

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