In-house Legal Counsel - Telecommunications

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  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Contact:

    Annabelle Crowe

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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The Opportunity

This is a 12-month contract position within a high-performing legal team that supports a growing telecommunications business.

About you

You are an Australian commercial lawyer who has at least 5 years PQE, gained in-house or in private practice. You are motivated to deliver and enjoy working with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Draft, review, amend and finalise a variety of complex commercial agreements
  • Provide input into and implement process improvements for the implementation and review of commercial contracts
  • Work cross-functionally with a variety of teams on contract negotiations, strategy, dispute management, litigation and risk and compliance
  • Give general legal advice to support the business
  • Brief external counsel

Ideal candidate

  • At least 5 years of post-qualification legal experience
  • Confident to draft and negotiate general commercial and telecommunications-specific legal documents
  • Experience in the telecommunications industry and understanding of applicable regulation
  • Team player who is highly collaborative and enjoys building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change to see projects through to completion


Should you be interested in discussing this position or your in-house ambitions more generally, please get in touch with Annabelle Crowe at Taylor Root: , (03) 8610 8410.

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