Junior Legal Counsel - UNSW

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Closing On: Sunday, 2nd June 2019
Category: Legal
Location: NSW
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

  • Join us at an exciting time of building a new strategy of innovation
  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Exciting junior in-house role with mentoring

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The UNSW Legal Office provides legal support in the form of advice and transactional services to UNSW and its controlled entities on a wide variety of matters. The Legal Office comprises the General Counsel, who has overall responsibility for managing the legal, governance and compliance functions within UNSW, the Deputy General Counsel, a team of legal counsel, compliance and support staff.

About the role

  • $93,590 - $101,292 + 17% Super and Leave Loading
  • Continuing – Full-time
  • Reporting to the Head of Legal (Enterprise), the primary role of the Junior Legal Counsel is to provide sound, practical legal support in a professional, timely and effective manner to assist commercial and IP-related transactions relevant to the Division of Enterprise. The Junior Legal Counsel also assists as required with the general legal work of the UNSW Legal Office.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in law with 1-2 years’ experience providing legal support for commercial and preferably IP/technology-related transactions in either a high quality in-house or commercial law firm environment.
  • Admission to the Supreme Court of NSW and a current practising certificate (or admission in another Australian jurisdiction and eligible to be admitted and practice in NSW).
  • Ability under supervision to undertake IP due diligence and review, draft and advise on standard IP commercialisation agreements.
  • Knowledge of IP law particularly relating to protection and exploitation of patents.
  • Familiarity with searching and reporting on IP and other types of databases.
  • You should ensure you have included a cover letter to note your suitability to this position as well as your academic transcripts.

Please find a copy of the Position Description here

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