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University of Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/01/2018

Job Category:

Legal / Commercial

Job description:

Legal and Risk
University Services

Salary: Attractive remuneration package available

We have an exciting Fixed Term opportunity (12 months) for a switched-on commercial or M&A lawyer looking to either make the step in-house from private practice or consolidate their in-house experience here at The University of Melbourne within the expanding Commercialisation team in Legal Services.

Established in 1853, the University is a leading international university with a tradition of excellence in teaching and research. With our world class facilities, strong heritage and culture; we continue to set the benchmark in higher education.

You will play a key role in providing high-quality, commercial, transactional and Intellectual Property advice on legal matters across the University to facilitate decision making and enable compliance in support of the University’s operations. You will have a strong transactional background, be comfortable dealing with research-related IP issues, and be able to help work up the legal and strategic side of commercial opportunities, drafting and executing all relevant transactional documentation with a high level of autonomy.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 to 4 years’ legal experience at a highly regarded firm or within an in-house environment. This is a role for a strong team player with a good work ethic who enjoys a high level of responsibility and autonomy and the ability to use their exceptional interpersonal skills to build productive working relationships.

Working closely with the Senior Lawyer you can expect excellent mentoring and be part of a supportive and collegiate culture.

Close date: 31 Jan 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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