Legal Advisor - In-House

Job Title: Legal Advisor - In-House
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: AU$140000 - AU$160000 per annum + Completion Bonus
Reference: BBBH3172_1551332619
Contact Name: Candice Stockwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 28, 2019 16:43

Job Description

Our client is a highly reputable property group that has an impressive portfolio of assets nationally. They are seeking an experienced Legal Advisor to join their Melbourne team.

Repoting into the Head of Legal and managing a Legal Associate, this role will be an integral part of the Lease Administration team, responsible for managing, negotiating and executing the documents associated with retail lease agreements on behalf of the company.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Provide legal advice and technical expertise in negotiation of documents
  • Review drafts, terms and letter of offer documentation
  • Negotiate and manage the lease negotiations for complex leasing matters
  • Provide sound and comprehensive legal advice to the broader leasing team
  • Mentor to lease admin and leasing teams
  • Assist relationship management with national legal service provider alongside the Senior Legal Advisor

The right person will have:

  • Law degree and currnet practising certificate
  • 5+ years' experience (post-admission) ideally in retail leasing or commercial property sector
  • Strong knowledge of retail legislation a must
  • Leasing experience across large Shopping Centre assets preferred
  • Ideally having had experience in an in-house role previously (with a landlord or retailer ideal)
  • The ability to work in a high volume environment
  • Exceptional stakeholder management, influential and relationship skills
  • High attention to detail and exceptionally organised
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

This opportunity is a 14 month maternity leave contract.

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