Solicitor (Corporate) ALT

Posted 01 November 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Associates
Contact NameAlison Barrett

Job description

An exciting opportunity for a commercial or procurement lawyer to join our innovative Alternative Legal Services (ALT) team at Herbert Smith Freehills, based in either our Melbourne or Sydney offices.

This is a key client facing role, where you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of commercial contracting and procurement mandates, under the guidance and leadership of ALT Corporate’s management team.

We are a high performing team, who believe in striking a healthy balance between work and your other commitments/interests. People seeking part time or flexible working arrangements are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the delivery of ALT’s commercial contracting and procurement work.

  • Supervising, mentoring and quality controlling the work of Legal Analysts in the ALT Corporate team. 

  • Acting as a key client contact (for external and internal clients).

  • Exploring and challenging how legal technology and process can drive efficiencies for HSF and our clients.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Been admitted to practice in Australia and hold a current unrestricted practicing certificate.

  • At least 2 years of commercial contracting and/or procurement experience. 

  • Experience working at one or more of the following is highly desirable:

    • Procurement team at a Big 4 professional services firm.

    • Commercial/TMT team at an international or national law firm.

    • In-house legal team, focussing on commercial contracts and/or procurement.

    • Corporate / procurement team at an Alternative Legal Service Provider (ALSP).