Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Up to AU$140000 per annum + package
Reference: AD21222_1609887634
Contact Name: Alison Dart
Contact Email: alison@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: January 22, 2021 13:04

Job Description

This member owned organisation has close to 100,000 members, 500 staff and net assets of over $1 billion.

One of Australia's largest medical defence organizations, with an objective to be the business and career partner of its members in:

  • Medico-legal protection and risk management advisory services.
  • Support, advice, and legal representation for doctors in the event of a claim or complaint.
  • Private Health and other insurance products.
  • Education, research, and training programs.

The Role

  • Opportunity to provide corporate, commercial, financial services legal advice and governance advice.
  • Be tasked with understanding the legal and regulatory obligations and various industry issues insofar as they impact the members and policyholders.
  • Reports directly to the Head of Legal you will be responsible for delivering legal advice and support across all the business streams.
  • Assist the business with its growth initiatives.

Skills & Experience

  • Successful track record in an in-house corporate legal capacity.
  • Private practice experience in providing commercial legal advice.
  • Skills in commercial acumen, stakeholder management and people management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.

What's on offer.

  • Work with inhouse lawyers who have gained a strong industry reputation.
  • Opportunity to work autonomously and within a team.
  • Work in an environment that encourages progression.


For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Alison Dart
Ref No: AD21222
Email: alison.dart@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1223

Applications close 6 February 2021. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.