Corporate Counsel - Mercedes Benz

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Closing On: Monday, 21st January 2019
Category: Legal
Location: VIC
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

Accelerate your career. We are seeking a highly motivated commercial lawyer to join our busy legal team. In this role you will be responsible for providing quality advice and the highest level of service to our business units across a broad range of practice areas. As the newest Daimler lawyer, you will join a global legal community as well as a local team of senior lawyers and a few paralegals to manage the legal case load across the portfolio of our products.
Reporting to the General Counsel your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing corporate and general legal advice, including on consumer, competition and contract law.
  • Analysing, drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of contracts, tenders and leases.
  • Assisting with M&A projects.
  • Advising on franchising and distribution issues from time to time.
  • Providing advice regarding correspondence with customers and dealers.
  • Reviewing and providing legal sign off on marketing material.
  • Drafting and implementing local and international policies, procedures, training and precedents.
  • Managing contentious or litigious files heard by courts and tribunals.
  • Contributing to our ongoing risk management strategies and programs.
  • Participation in our Asia/Pacific and global practice groups and collaborating with Daimler lawyers from other markets.
  • Assisting with company secretarial duties.

You excel in influencing and communicating with multiple key stakeholders and possess exceptional time management skills. Strong contract drafting, negotiation and advisory skills are also essential in this role.
As the ideal candidate you have 2 to 4 years’ relevant post-admission experience preferably in a top-tier firm. You are motivated, hard-working and enthusiastic. Experience within the automotive industry will be to your advantage, but not essential.
If you believe you are the perfect candidate we want to hear from you. Please apply by COB 21 January.
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