We’re Hiring: Commercial Lawyer – Contract Role (Maternity Cover)

Blog, Job Opportunities / job opportunities / January 9, 2018

We’re Hiring: Commercial Lawyer – Contract Role (Maternity Cover)

  • 4+ years PAE
  • End-to-end deal carriage
  • Flexible work conditions

Are you someone who loves to work with great clients and driven to deliver outstanding commercial outcomes? Do you want to be rewarded for providing winning solutions, rather than clocking up billable hours? Do you enjoy solving problems for entrepreneurs and business owners of high growth companies? Then this may be just the role for you! We are currently looking for a savvy Commercial Lawyer to provide maternity leave cover on a contract basis for a minimum 3 months.


The role

  • Contract, project based role – be rewarded for outcomes not billable hours
  • Minimum 3 months, with opportunity to extend for the right candidate
  • Flexible work conditions
  • End-to-end carriage of deals, with direct contact with clients and autonomy
  • Varied work, including advising on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising for high growth technology start ups and corporate and commercial matters (including distribution agreements, IP contracts, employment matters)


Who You are

  • At least 4 years’ solid experience in Commercial Law
  • Experience in managing a deal from end-to-end, from initial client engagement, through to delivering the solutions, to managing all stakeholders
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Ability to adapt your writing for the appropriate audience
  • Able to simplify complex issues and communicate this succinctly
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Problem solver
  • Curious and have initiative


How to apply

Email Solutions at metis [at] metislaw.com.au  with the following:

  1. Your CV
  2. Your LinkedIn profile and a contact telephone number
  3. 3 reasons why you are the right candidate for this role

Applications close 3 February 2018.

About Metis Law

We focus on your goals: we aim to get a complete understanding of your business and personal goals. This understanding enables us to find solutions that will achieve your goals.

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