Corporate Counsel - Part Time, Fixed Term Contract

- Negotiable


Brisbane, Australia

Job detail

Part time
real estate

What this opportunity involves: 

You will assist in protecting JLL, identifying and managing risk exposures and delivering proactive, effective and strategic advice to internal clients. 

Working with the team, you’ll advise on, draft and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts, including assisting with tender responses and ensuring the firm and its personnel comply with relevant legal and ethical obligations. 

You will manage timely reporting to senior management to facilitate accurate financial forecasting and exposure awareness and provide advice on disputes, manage litigation matters and provide support to JLL’s Legal & Compliance projects. 

Areas of legal work include corporate, commercial and compliance work with a focus on issues in the real estate/ property services industry, human resources and industrial relations. 

Please note this is a 12 month fixed term contract, for 3.5 days per week. We can offer flexibility on days for the right candidate. Sydney or Brisbane location. 

Sound like you? To Apply, this is what we are looking for: 

Experience: You are an experienced Lawyer (qualified and admitted to practise in Australia) with a good sense of commerciality with proven post-admission experience. (Transactional property experience would be ideal but is not mandatory). 

Superb interpersonal skills and outstanding work ethic: Can you get your ideas across clearly both verbally and in writing? You’ll be working with many diverse groups so the way you share information and your ability to persuasively convey information is highly important. 

Leadership skills: You will be able to effectively manage and mentor more junior team members with the ability to successfully juggle many priorities. 

Positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude: This is a key position within JLL. It’s a fast paced environment and you’ll need to be fast paced as well. We have a continuous improvement mentality across our firm and we’ll be looking for you to have the same. We want somebody with an entrepreneurial mindset and the internal drive to continuously hit goals and succeed. 

What you can expect from us: 

You’ll join an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture. One where we succeed together – across the desk and around the globe. Where like-minded people work naturally together to achieve great things. Keep those ambitions in sight and imagine where JLL can take you... 

JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders applications and enquiries.