Senior Lawyer



Our client Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation and is the mineral resources development business' core company in Australia. For over 50 years, Mitsubishi Development has been a significant contributor to local, state, and national economies and communities through its investment and management of high-performing mining operations in Australia. Their Queensland-based metallurgical coal joint venture is the largest exporter of seaborne metallurgical coal in the world.

This role is Brisbane based and will report directly into the Head of Legal. There is a focus on commercial and corporate law, and the successful candidate must have extensive commercial contracts exposure, but with an all-round generalist ability. The main aspect of the role is to provide legal expertise and support to the business to ensure a sustainable and valuable future for shareholders, employees and customers.

Day to day, the Senior Legal Counsel is tasked with: Providing effective and efficient commercial transaction, legal, negotiation and contract support; Managing reviews and process negotiation in respect of legal documentation, issues and disputes; Conducting risk assessments and due diligence in respect of investments, divestments, mergers and acquisitions; Liaising as directed with divisions and various stakeholders relating to joint venture business and projects; Preparation and review of a broad range of legal agreements, including joint venture contracts & agreements, confidentiality agreements and financing transactions; Liaising with outsourced providers for specialised legal work; and Providing compliance work and advice. To be successful in this role, you will be commercially savvy with the ability to effectively manage a high workload and multiple stakeholders. The key personal attributes desired for this position are integrity, fairness and a strong accountability for corporate social responsibility.

Please note: When necessary to the business, overnight and international travel is a requirement for this position. A competitive base salary commensurate to experience will be discussed on application. In addition to the salary package there is an annual performance bonus.

For more information please call Angela Grant at u&u on 07 3232 9116 , quoting reference number 17343 . Alternatively, to submit an application, please click below. Please submit your resume in Word format only.


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11 Nov 2019


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