Legal Counsel (Office of the General Counsel) - KPMG

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Closing On: Monday, 22nd April 2019
Category: Legal
Location: NSW
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

  • Legal Counsel (In House Role) – Office of General Counsel - Sydney
  • Build a long term career across the broad areas of our business
  • Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture

An excellent opportunity has arisen in our in-house legal team, the Office of General Counsel (OGC), for an experienced Legal Counsel in Sydney. The OGC deals with the review, drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial arrangements and agreements, regulatory issues, product development and litigation.

Your new role

  • You will work in the Corporate and Commercial team within OGC and provide advice across all business lines and supervise the work of other counsel. As KPMG continues to grow, you have the opportunity to develop your career working on a broad range of matters. In particular, you will
  • Draft and negotiate contracts and commercial agreements
  • Provide commercially sound legal advice to mitigate legal and business risks
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in relation to new products and service offerings
  • Support the firm and team strategy working on major projects
  • Have oversight of the quality of advice provided by team members to the business and act as a mentor to junior members of the team
  • Provide clear solutions to problems which may have significant implications for the Firm.

You bring to the role

  • We are looking for applicants that have
  • Commercial acumen, enthusiasm and a collaborative and innovative approach to legal matters
  • Post admission experience with a leading law firm or in an in-house environment
  • Significant experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts (with technology contract experience looked upon favourably)
  • The ability to build relationships with key internal stakeholders to achieve a better outcome
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • A current unrestricted practicing certificate.

What We Offer You

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of KPMG and its ongoing success. So if you want a career where you can use your deep expertise to deliver real results, talk to us first.

Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online.

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