General Counsel

Employment Details
Date Added: 30-Nov-2018
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018 09:00 AM

FULL TIME – 3 YEAR CONTRACT - Total Remuneration Package up to $175,000 p.a.

Position Description -General Counsel

About this role

We are a busy Western Australian Port that places the highest emphasis on our people, customers and community in conducting our daily business.

We are excited to commence the search for a high performer to join our team.

The successful applicant will have previous experience gained from both private practice and in-house and ideally have knowledge and an interest in developments in the marine, transport or mining industries. Superior technical legal knowledge and ability to provide high level strategic, operational, policy and legal advice is imperative. You will be confident in managing multiple projects with competing deadlines and exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.


  • Currently admitted to practice in WA (Current WA Practicing Certificate);
  • PQE 10+ in Australia or other common law jurisdiction;
  • Significant experience with autonomous provision of legal services in an in-house environment;
  • Experience in several of the following legal fields: corporate governance; employment; IP; commercial and business; major contracts;
  • Very strong analytical skills with a proven ability to investigate underlying issues of complex and ill-defined problems and develop appropriate responses through abstract thinking and using creative solutions;
  • Proven experience in Quality, Audit and Records Management;
  • Proven experience in people management;
  • Demonstrated experience in successful project management, including planning, engagement, monitoring and reporting to meet or exceed specified outcomes and timeframes;
  • Sound communication skills; and
  • Sound computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database systems.

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