About the role
Legal Services provides critical support for University business activities and decision-making, including support for University teaching, research, intellectual property and commercial activities, for University governance, legislation and policy, for administrative functions including HR, ICT, Risk and Finance, as well as dispute and litigation support
We are seeking a talented lawyer to join a friendly, innovative and well-respected legal team. Offering diverse work within a progressive university environment, the successful applicant will provide advice, negotiate and draft agreements across a broad range of areas including intellectual property and technology licensing, property and general commercial agreements.
As part of the Legal Services team consisting of the General Counsel & Director Assurance, Deputy General Counsel and a team of Senior Lawyers you will provide strategic advice to University community.
Some of your responsibilities will include :
Skills & Experience
To be successful in this role you will be a qualified legal practitioner with a minimum of 4 years PQE, practising or entitled to practice in Victoria.
Prior experience working in or with a higher education environment would be desirable but is not essential.
Closing date : 27th of September 2020 11 : 55pm
La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement .
For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Senior Recruitment Business Partner Caitlin Hosking on c.hosking latrobe.edu.au
La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge.
La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.
Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.
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