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In house Contract Lawyer
Seven Hills

About Kennards Hire

 

We are a proud, family-owned company with a strong mission – to be the best hire company in the world! With over 1,700 employees and more than 180 branches across Australia and New Zealand, we are an innovative industry leader, with continuing strong growth on the horizon. Our culture and team values are at the heart of our business, and every team member has opportunities to learn, develop, and go further than ever thought possible. 

 

Our brand and range has grown over the years beyond General Hire to include the addition of specialist branches in the network, such as Traffic, Pump and Power, Lift and Shift, Concrete Care and Major Projects.

 

Come and join the team that placed in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in Australia.

 

About the role

 

The In House Contract Lawyer has responsibility for working in the best interests of Kennards Hire.

 

The in-house legal function is primarily responsible for:

  • Advising on day to day legal issues that arise in the organisation particularly contractual matters and managing the risk and compliance functions of the business.
  • Escalating the debt collection process when legal proceedings are required, managing the process through to resolution
  • Ensuring that Kennards Hire complies with the law and establishes strong corporate governance and legal compliance processes and procedures
  • Undertaking appropriate education of business stakeholders in respect of contracts, risk and compliance only

About you

 

You will be an self driven, solution and results focused In house Contract Lawyer from a solid  Compliance and Commercial law background and possess the following attributes:

  • Tertiary qualifications – Bachelor of Law and hold a current practising certificate
  • Five years post admission experience in commercial law
  • Experience in drafting legal documents and contracts with a emphasis is compliance
  • Working knowledge of PPSA
  • Proven conceptual and analytical skills and the capacity to develop and effectively implement solutions for a range of complex issues
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, consultation and negotiation skills including stakeholder management and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively and manage competing priorities and stakeholders

No recruitment agencies

Must have full Australian work rights
Please note: Background/Police Checks will be carried out as part of the recruitment process

 

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