Legal Counsel - The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

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Closing On: Friday, 25th October 2019
Category: Legal
Location: VIC
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

An excellent opportunity exists for a Legal Counsel to join the Legal & Licensing team within the Business Development Office.

About the position

The role of Legal Counsel is to work with the Institute’s scientists and BDO colleagues to prepare and negotiate legal agreements to support Institute research, with a focus on supporting those laboratories whose work is more clinically directed.

The appointee will also work closely with other members of the Legal & Licensing team to develop efficiencies in practice and procedure for supporting those laboratories.

Selection Criteria

The appointee will have a legal qualification and at least one year’s practical legal experience. Demonstrated familiarity with contracts and experience in drafting contracts is essential. Experience using databases and software is a further requirement. A technical background or tertiary qualification in biomedical science would be highly regarded.

Terms of appointment

This position is available for 3 years in a full time capacity. Salary is HEW 6 (82,321 – 89,108). Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.

General enquiries can be directed to Chela Niall –

A position description is available.

How to apply

Please email your application including cover letter, CV and a letter addressing the key selection criteria in pdf format to, quoting reference WEHI/ANJA in the subject line.

Application closing date: Tuesday 25 October 2019

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