With a rapidly growing global footprint, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Legal Counsel to join our Perth HQ team. In this role, you will play a key role in developing and driving the Innovation and Design business, working with our clients to complete projects, whilst also seeking new business opportunities and driving revenue for the broader business. This is a great opportunity to make this role your own by bringing your ideas to the table, developing strong relationships with the people you are working with and your broader network in WA. Equally, we want to play a key part in your success and your enjoyment of work!
Working closely with and reporting to our Head of Perth and our Head of Innovation & Design in Melbourne, you will be responsible for liaising with our clients in WA, helping us run legal and continuous improvement projects and learning about technology’s application to the law. You will undertake and support legal opportunities and technology fee paying work for clients and client projects. You will also lead and implement process improvement initiatives by employing effective improvement theories (eg. Lean, Design Thinking, Agile etc) and project management techniques and disciplines.
You will have:
- At least 10 years’ combined experience working as an in-house lawyer and experience working in private practice
- Ability to analyse business/legal issues, ask the right questions to find out the problem (nature, size and causes) and provide solutions
- A great in-house lawyer network and willing to develop your business development skills
- Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, management and leadership skills, broad communication and negotiation skills
What's in it for you?
A supportive, dynamic and flexible work environment where your input and ideas will be encouraged and valued. Culture is really important to us. At LOD, we have the spirit and excitement of an entrepreneurial growth business. Our HQ team is at the core – they are the people that look after our lawyers, consultants and clients to build the LOD business. So, working in the HQ team offers you a chance to shape how things are changing in the legal industry all in an environment which fosters work-life balance.
If you would like to join us in our journey and be part of an organisation that continues to disrupt the legal industry, simply email your CV together with a cover letter to ApplyHQ@lodlaw.com quoting PERHQNOV or for a confidential chat please contact Michelle Daly from our Perth HQ team on 08 6380 7600.