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Suncorp
  • Corporate Legal Advisory within a Top 20 ASX listed company
  • 12 Month Contract - full-time
  • Brisbane CBD

Join Suncorp’s Corporate Legal Advisory team and provide legal advice on a broad range of strategic activities across the Suncorp Group. Suncorp’s Corporate Advisory Legal team advises on M&A activity, ASX head office advisory, investments, fundraising general commercial agreements including outsourcing, procurement, technology, real estate, robotics and more. You will have the opportunity to work on significant corporate transactions and enjoy the autonomy of running your own matters end-to-end  and interacting with clients across the business. This is an exciting time to join Suncorp as the financial services industry continues to evolve and you will enjoy the support of an experienced team who share their expertise with each other.

Key Accountabilities

Reporting to the Manager, Legal Corporate Advisory, you will have the autonomy to manage a busy portfolio of matters. Specifically, you will be required to:

  • Work on or lead the legal stream of divestment and acquisition transactions
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts, including  IT and technology contracts.
  • Provide legal advice to a breadth of functional areas to support the strategy and protect the interests of Suncorp Group
  • Deliver commercially focused legal advice, strategies and solutions
  • Partner with the business to simplify complex legal problems and build relationships with clients
  • Manage and influence stakeholders to drive excellent business outcomes
  • Advise on the implications of regulatory change and key legal decisions

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced and enthusiastic lawyer with excellent technical capability, effective communication skills and a pro-active disposition. Specifically, you will be able to demonstrate:

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Law – Mandatory
  • Current Practicing Certificate – Mandatory
  • Admission as a Lawyer in any Australian court – Mandatory

Experience

  • Minimum 3+ years previous relevant legal experience - Mandatory
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements –  Mandatory
  • Experience in M&A – Desired
  • Experience with technology agreements - Desired
  • Experience in Head Office Advisory – Desired
  • Experience of Intellectual Property Rights - Desired

About Suncorp and our Benefits – external advertising only

Suncorp Group Limited is a top 20 ASX-listed company with $96 billion in assets. The company has evolved into a unique franchise, delivering highly-valued banking and wealth, and insurance products and services across Australia and New Zealand. We recognise and value commitment and encourage our people to maintain a healthy balance between their career and personal time.

When you join Suncorp, you gain access to a wide range of benefits including:

  • Discounts on Banking, Superannuation and Insurance products (up to 25%)
  • Flexible working arrangements including an agile-work environment, and a range of leave options
  • Collaborative and friendly culture promoted through onsite exercise classes, discounted gym memberships and a comprehensive health and well-being program

02/01/2019 $0 Brisbane Australia 1 Legal
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