Career Opportunity

Corporate Lawyer
  • Work in an autonomous role within a dynamic team
  • Opportunity to work across Geelong and Torquay offices
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Who we are

From our regional heart in Geelong, the team at Coulter Legal service local and national legal partnerships with both private and business clients.

Our people are the key to our success and our reputation is built on the contributions of each individual in our team.

About the role

This is a full time, ongoing role in our Corporate & Commercial team, with the opportunity to work at our Geelong and Torquay offices.

Your experience will include a solid understanding of sale and purchase of businesses, commercial leasing, ownership agreements and general commercial advice based on at least three years post admission experience, as well as sound knowledge of directors’ duties and related agreements, including shareholder agreements.

You will be advising corporate clients on key corporate matters including applicable requirements under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

You will draft and negotiate commercial agreements and advise on law and regulations.  You will balance autonomy and accountability and share your knowledge with the overall team.

Experience advising not-for-profit organisations on registration, structures and applicable requirements under the relevant legislation will be highly regarded.

You will deliver:

  • Excellent client focused service
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Efficient time management to maintain control of key priorities

You will bring:

  • Solid corporate and commercial knowledge
  • Proven ability to work in a high volume environment
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work well within a team
  • Positive, proactive and flexible attitude
  • Experience with Lexis Affinity desirable but not essential

Why join us?

With more than 80 years supporting the business community in Geelong and surrounds, we have the environment to create your success and build you career.  You will join a strong Corporate & Commercial team, where you can continue to develop your skills and experience.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including discounted yoga and gym memberships
  • Access to volunteering opportunities to give back to your own community
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • A genuinely supportive and welcoming culture
  • Access to training and development

How to apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tom White, Principal and Head of Corporate & Commercial on (03)5273 5270.

To submit your application, please click APPLY.

Coulter Legal values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

At Coulter Legal we are committed to supporting people with a disability gain employment and develop their careers with us – if you meet the above requirements, we encourage you to apply.