Corporate Counsel

Apply now Job no: 498899
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Corporate Support Functions

The Opportunity

Secure a challenging and varied in house legal role within the Asahi Beverages Legal Team. In this role you will partner with and provide strategic and commercially driven independent legal advice to the business. You will act as a trusted advisor to enable the business to take calculated risks and support great business decision making.

This is a 12 month contract position based in South Melbourne.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise on commercial, corporate and contractual matters, with a particular focus on intellectual property and competition & consumer law
  • Review and provide legal sign off on marketing campaigns and new products
  • Draft and negotiate contracts including sales & distribution contracts and
  • Supervise legal aspects of consumer promotions and competitions.

About You

You will be an experienced commercial lawyer with a current and valid Practising Certificate. You will enjoy being in a fast paced, dynamic environment where you will see your work come to life and have the opportunity to influence key business decisions.

Other experience required to be successful in this role:

  • Previous experience within a major law firm or medium to large in-house team (minimum 2nd or 3rd PQE)
  • Experience in drafting commercial agreements
  • Confident in identifying issues in the fields of competition and consumer law
  • Strong understanding of intellectual property law
  • Ability to exercise sound legal judgment coupled with excellent communication skills
  • Qualified to practice law in Australia.

The Benefits

When you join us at Asahi Beverages you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution, while developing your career within an expanding FMCG company. It's an exciting time to join Asahi Beverages, one of the top beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand.

Asahi Beverages is the Australian subsidiary of the Japanese beverage company, Asahi Group Holdings. It incorporates Schweppes Australia and Asahi Premium Beverages.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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