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Legal Counsel – Associate Manager

Job Location: Sydney

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00649744

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Legal Counsel – Associate Manager


Legal professionals at Accenture deliver and coordinate legal and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture and our clients' business objectives, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure compliance with laws and company policies. Accenture offers a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.


Job Summary:


The Legal team provides and manages all legal advice and support to Accenture. Legal prides itself on providing objective, focused, commercially relevant advice and solutions based on a deep understanding of the law and Accenture's business. 


This position is a full time Associate Manager role to be filled by an experienced legal counsel, with at least 4 years of corporate work experience in a MNC or law firm. The role will mainly focus on compliance, regulatory and corporate matters for Australia and New Zealand


Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide legal counsel, advice and guidance relating to the company’s operations in Australia to ensure maximum protection of the company’s legal rights, mitigation of legal risks and continued legal compliance. 
  • Review, advise, initiate and follow up on corporate matters (licenses and permits etc.)
  • Negotiate and draft contracts and corporate documents that promote the company’s business objectives and mitigate risks.
  • Assist the Senior Manager in corporate compliance work to ensure compliance with the applicable local and international laws and regulations.
  • Resolve legal issues or cases in a timely and professional manner.


Job Qualifications:


  • LLB or equivalent law degree.
  • At least 4 years of relevant legal experience with an MNC and/or a law firm.
  • Experienced in corporate work and/or commercial law.
  • Excellent verbal/written communications skills.
  • Ability to consistently apply good judgment.
  • Solution orientated mindset.
  • Confidence in working and communicating with all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate as part of a broader and diverse team.

About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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