Senior Legal Counsel

Exciting opportunity to join the leading property experts in South Australia as in-house legal counsel.

This is a full-time 12-month opportunity in the first instance.

Land Services SA (LSSA) is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join us in delivering high quality services to the business in an exciting time of growth.  The role is suited to those with 6+ year PQE working in legal private practice or as in-house legal counsel in a corporate environment.  You will be someone who is comfortable working autonomously to assess legal risks and partnering with the business to achieve our collective objectives.

This role will provide focused legal support to all areas of LSSA. You will provide a full suite of legal services to LSSA including but not limited to the following: legislative and contract interpretation, tendering, leases and licences, contract and workplace law, dispute resolution, commercial transactions, M&A, privacy and intellectual property rights and liability issues.  While you may be an expert in various areas of the law, you will have a demonstrated willingness to adapt your legal skills to new areas of practice and apply developing legal skills to solve problems in different areas of the law.

Reporting to the General Counsel and Company Secretary, and supporting the Board Secretary, your role will involve supporting the delivery of commercial objectives of LSSA, and leading the contract management function, as well as dealing with internal clients and external stakeholders directly. You will be supported with mentoring, training and supervision to develop deeper technical, commercial and business skills. You will also have the opportunity to develop your own mentoring and training skills working alongside a Legal Counsel.

What can we offer you?

We have a friendly, welcoming and collaborative team, who work together in a collegiate nature to deliver great outcomes. We're proud of our culture, and we think that the tenure of our staff speaks volumes for how great we are to work with.

We have state-of-the-art offices which promote collaborative and relaxed working environments, complete with breakout spaces, snacks, and outstanding coffee. All offices are centrally located, near parking, public transport, and amenities.

We understand that our teammates are people first, and colleagues second.

Our Flexible Working Policy gives staff the flexibility to customise their working hours and environment, in consultation with their team.

About us

Land Services SA are leading property experts in South Australia, offering a range of property transaction and valuation services, property information products, custom data sets and reliable market insights.  We were originally established to deliver services to the South Australian Government but over the last 6 years have expanded into other States and Territories.

As a trusted partner of the State, Land Services SA deliver highly valued, trusted services to the community, being recognised for creating innovative solutions. Recent acquisitions have expanded our capability to provide a comprehensive technology consulting, application development and managed service offering. We leverage a broad range of contemporary technologies, providing intuitive and functional solutions to our clients.

How to apply

For further information, please contact us via email at [email protected] or apply now by submitting a covering letter that demonstrates you have the required skill set and experience we're seeking, together with a copy of your resume including the names of two referees.

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How to apply

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The successful applicant will be required to undertake a National Crime History check prior to commencement and must also be able to evidence full COVID-19 vaccination status. All enquiries will be handled in confidence.

Our privacy collection statement can be found by visiting our website