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Corporate Counsel- Part Time

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Corporate Counsel- Part Time

JobID: 23339-1212318

Location: Perth, AUS

Description: **Business Line** Support/Cross Services

**Position Title** Corporate Counsel- Part Time

Australia - Western Australia


**Job Summary**

An exciting 12 month contract role has become available in our Perth office for a mid-level to senior lawyer with 8+ years PAE to join our legal team. Reporting to the Chief Counsel you will be a critical part of North West Australian (Queensland/WA) legal team. The role will be focused on negotiating major transactions for a large multinational engineering consultancy firm, managing disputes, providing ad-hoc legal advice and handling general corporate matters.

AECOM works on some of the largest and most significant infrastructure projects around Australia and globally, including design and construct projects, alliances and public private partnerships. As a lawyer in the North West Australian legal team, you will assume an integral role in AECOM delivering these major projects and achieving its corporate goals.

You will be working with driven professionals across various end-markets who are industry leaders and passionate about being a part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.

Your main responsibilities will include:

* Reviewing request for tender and expression of interest documentation

* Advising on the acceptability of proposed contract terms

* Negotiating with external clients and vendors regarding contractual, legal and commercial issues

* Reviewing contract conditions and participating in the preparation of commercial strategies for key proposals

* Ensuring compliance with applicable laws, policies and procedures

* Managing disputes including liaising with AECOM’s external legal advisors

**Minimum Requirements**

* Admission to practice in Western Australia (or eligibility for such)

* Minimum 8 years of post-admission experience

* Previous experience in a top tier law firm and/or in-house experience in a multinational consultant or contractor will be viewed favourably

* Demonstrated track record of adding value to a diverse and dynamic business

**Preferred Qualifications**

* Tertiary qualification in law

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**Job Category** Legal and Compliance

**Country** Australia

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 172573BR


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