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Corporate Counsel - Australia
JO-1911-6430
Melbourne
Yes

Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,500 employees. We are named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us across the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia.

Job Title: Corporate Counsel - Australia

Role overview:

As we continue to grow, we are looking to add an experienced and motivated In-House Counsel to join our dynamic and growing Legal department. Responsibilities include advising senior executives on legal issues, negotiating general commercial contracts and agreements, managing claims and litigation, advising on potential corporate transactions, advising on employment and human resource issues, and implementing statutory and regulatory compliance.  We feel this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to support our expansion in Australia. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide sound and practical advice on a wide range of legal and business matters in a complex, fast-paced environment to a broad range of multi-national business teams

Qualifications: 

  • An Australian qualified lawyer with a minimum of 6 years PQE experience in an in-house position
  • A minimum 2:1 Law degree and legal training from a top 20 law firm
  • Superior drafting skills, especially the ability to draft contract language that is clear, concise, and easily understood. Consistently delivers high quality work product
  • Some experience in managing claims/litigation preferred
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to drive consensus across legal and business teams
  • Experience delivering and/or recommending solutions that meet legal requirements and business objectives of the Company
  • Effective communicator with international business teams and with senior executives
  • Customer service-oriented interpersonal skills, excellent business judgment, and a proven ability to excel working with multiple clients
  • The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of technology law and intellectual property, as well as a demonstrated ability to recognize and weigh business and legal risks, think strategically and advance practical solutions
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn a new area of legal expertise and adapt as business needs change
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects with varying priorities under deadline pressure
  • High energy level and high degree of self-motivation to creatively and proactively solve problems, with a sense of urgency to achieve stated business goals
  • Excellent moral judgment and unquestioned integrity and ethics

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national

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