Corporate Lawyer

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Department: State Trustees Limited
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/PRS/1407364ES
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Corporate Lawyer Position Description.pdf (PDF, 126KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Talent Acquisition team

Position Details

  • Footscray location
  • Salary circa $100k plus super pro rata, depending on experience
  • 22.8 hours per week (3 days per week equivalent)
  • Applications close 21 July 2019

About Us
As the public trustee of Victoria we support Victorians to protect and grow their legacy and financial wellbeing at all stages of life.

Our purpose-built Footscray head office is part of a vibrant community with a fascinating balance of a growing arts scene, international cultures and delicious cuisines. Only 6km from the CBD, Footscray is easily accessible with a variety of public transport and affordable parking options.

For more information about State Trustees and what we offer as an organisation, please visit

About the Role
Our Corporate Legal team provides legal services on corporate legal matters to State Trustees. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Corporate Lawyer to join our team to provide legal advice to State Trustees on its obligations and rights, under the supervision of State Trustees' General Counsel and Senior Corporate Lawyer.


  • Provide legal advice, recommendations, referrals necessary for the organisation
  • Undertake research and draft advice to key stakeholders
  • Manage litigation matters for the organisation under the supervision of General Counsel
  • Review communication from a compliance perspective with in parameters of legislated law
  • Build and maintain strong partnering relationships with all key stakeholders
  • Draft documents after consulting with General Counsel and/or Senior Corporate Lawyer

 Skills & Experience

  • Admitted to practice as an Australian Lawyer
  • Eligibility to apply for a Practising Certificate under the Legal Profession Uniform Law (Victoria)
  • Relevant experience in providing legal advice to a corporate body
  • Highly developed professional communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Highly developed analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Highly developed computer literacy including competent use of Microsoft Office

Employee Benefits
We offer a range of employee benefits including:

  • Career development
  • Health and well-being programs
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Education assistance
  • Purchased leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Reward and recognition program
  • Free Will preparation
  • Retailer discounts
  • Charitable workplace giving
  • Employee social club

How to Apply
Click the Apply button to commence the application process. Please include a cover letter and your current resume.

Employment at State Trustees is conditional upon satisfactory Criminal History Check and Anti Money Laundering Check.

State Trustees is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, State Trustees will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities.

State Trustees strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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