Legal Officer (Australian Qualified)

Legal Officer (Australian Qualified Lawyer)
£50,000 (Negotiable)

Our client is offering a wonderful opportunity to grow and develop, working within a small team in modern offices in Central London to help with company and commercial law.
Our client works exclusively with internationally operating businesses and is a well-established firm with offices around the world.
Role

• You will focus on Australian law but opportunities will arise to work with other jurisdictions.
• You will work directly with UK and international clients and their legal advisors
• You will be involved in:
o company and commercial law
o handling transactions (establishing entities, increasing share capital, changes of shareholders, change of name, share transfers, etc)
o drafting and reviewing contracts and other legal documents
o registering trademarks; other intellectual property registration and issues
o business immigration including business visas
• You will gradually become involved in business development

Essential Criteria

• Have the right to work in the UK and in Australia
• An Australian qualified lawyer
• You must have experience of working as a Lawyer/Solicitor with an Australian Law Firm and experience working in a UK Law Firm
• Have excellent IT skills
• Have good commercial/ business knowledge of Australia

Desirable

• Speak another European language
• Have knowledge of Australian or UK, business and working visa laws

Personal characteristics

• You must be ambitious, self-motivated, energetic
• You should enjoy travel and have no problems travelling abroad
• You should be social, team-minded and outgoing

In return, our client offers:

• Initial training in Copenhagen (approximately one week)
• Genuine opportunities for rapid advancement – and expansion of your areas of expertise
• An exciting position with a small, dynamic, internationally-orientated firm
• An opportunity to develop your skills and your network
• A very international environment
• Some overseas travel and substantial interaction with colleagues in offices abroad
• The opportunity – but not the obligation – to transfer to our Sydney office in due course

Contact and applications

If this role sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and CV to:
Busola Ade-Ojo: b.adeojo@select.co.uk

Job Summary

Job Title Legal Officer (Australian Qualified)
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £60k
Last Updated 23/07/2018
Reference SF41361
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