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Legal Counsel

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Categories: Legal

Clough is a pioneering engineering and construction company established in 1919 in Perth, Western Australia. Clough delivers sustainable high performing assets for the infrastructure, resources and energy industries underpinned by a dedication to problem solving and getting the job done safely and efficiently.

Today, Clough manages a global workforce of over 2000 people from operating centres across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Asia, UK, and North America that strive for the best in everything, setting new safety and performance benchmarks every single day.

We are currently searching for an experienced Legal Counsel to join our Corporate Legal team in Perth. As part of Clough’s well-established legal team and reporting directly to the Group General Counsel, you will enjoy working across a broad range of areas supporting our local and international operations. Our Legal Counsels provide internal clients with sound pragmatic business solutions to the legal issues they raise and are supported by easy access to Senior Management.

Whilst the role is advertised as Full-Time, we are also open to part-time arrangements of 30 – 32 hours per week.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing legal support to all aspects of our business including tendering, projects, business lines and general corporate support
  • Conducting or managing dispute resolution activities
  • Maintaining key relationships to ensure engagement of legal function in all parts of the Clough business
  • Engaging and managing external counsel
  • Ensuring compliance with legal obligations

You should possess the following:

  • A minimum of 4 years post qualification experience, ideally within construction law.
  • Previous experience working in-house within the Mining, Infrastructure or Resources industries.
  • Advanced drafting skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong eye for detail.
  • Work as part of a team.

This is a very exciting time for Clough with many new projects on the horizon. If you are inspired and wish to be part of Clough’s success, then don’t delay – Apply now!

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.

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