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Legal Counsel - Contracts & Risk, Perth

Last update 2024-05-24
Expires 2024-05-23
ID #2001400364
100 AU$
Legal Counsel - Contracts & Risk, Perth
Australia, Western Australia, Perth,
Modified January 20, 2024


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About the business and the role
SLR Consulting is an international environmental consultancy with a globally recognised reputation for providing high quality professional services. We provide global consultancy advice and support on a wide range of strategic and site-specific issues to a diverse and growing base of business, regulatory and governmental clients.
SLR Consulting has a great opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join our friendly and hard-working team ideally on a full-time basis. Using your previous experience, you will work within the Contracts & Risk team providing efficient and reliable assistance to our technical consultants and clients.

Key Responsibilities

Job tasks and responsibilities
Your main responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

Draft and negotiate consultancy services contracts, standard form contracts/subcontracts and other commercial agreements.
Analyse contracts to ensure they comply with statutory regulations, insurance obligations and our QMS/ policy requirements.
Independently review and provide advice on leases, and other commercial documents.
Analyse potential risks involved with specific contracts terms and conditions and escalate any risk concerns where required.
Participates in technical and/or professional associations and stays up-to date with legislative changes.
Reviews and maintains contract terms and conditions and provide input to insurance policy renewals.
Works efficiently and effectively with third parties to ensure statutory compliance and minimalize contractual risk and exposure.
Deliver a high standard of work, ensuring deadlines are met and clients are kept informed.
Create regular status reports regarding progress on projects.
Contribute to training programs for non-legal staff.
Skills and experience
A minimum of 5 years' experience in either an inhouse legal team of an engineering/ environmental science consultancy, or within a law firm will be highly regarded.
The ideal candidate will also have:

Relevant Legal degree.
Experience in negotiating contracts and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Detail focused and able to work with tight timeframes to meet internal client needs.
Computer literacy and excellent attention to detail.
Excellent business judgment and high level of professionalism.


, excellent analytical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities.
Have willingness to explore and recommend commercially viable options and solutions to the business and to our teams you support.
Job benefits and perks
Our culture is unique in that we work together to collaborate on projects to get the best possible outcome for our clients. Whether you’re working in the office, from home or a mix of the two, we recognise that every person is different, and our benefits aim to ensure that we cater for all, including:

Hybrid work model (in-office & from home)
Extra paid purchased leave up to 10 days so you can re-energize, help others, support family, or focus on your own professional development.
Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents throughout their parenting journey which includes 12 week's primary carer and 4 weeks secondary carer leave.
Learning and development which includes a mapped career progression path, study assistance and up to 3 professional memberships subsidized by SLR.
Employee Assistance Program to support your physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
Global and regional mobility and recruitment referral bonus for both region and global candidates.
Other benefits include regular office social events, service anniversary awards, salary sacrificing (novated car lease) and a corporate uniform shop where you get $100 annually to spend.
Cultural fit and shared vision are very important to SLR. We want to grow our team around the right people. We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills, and passion.
Please note that interviews are conducted with gender diverse interview panels to the best of our ability.

If you are practical, client focused and highly motivated – we'd love to hear from you.
No agencies please.



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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Hourly
Occupation: Legal counsel - contracts & risk

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