Legal Counsel

Summary

Salary
$Competitive
Team
Legal
Location
Sydney - Australia

Description

We recently appointed a new Legal Counsel in Dyson ANZ and our legal team is growing still!

 The Dyson Legal Department in ANZ provides legal support to the Australian and New Zealand businesses in the Dyson Group. The Department takes pride in truly partnering with the business and providing timely, commercial legal advice.

Accountabilities

Assisting the Senior Legal Counsel, to support the day to day operations of the Australian and New Zealand business including but not limited to: 
  • (i) drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts with customers, suppliers, landlords, brand partners, influencers, IT providers and all other third parties; 
  • (ii) reviewing marketing claims and advising on the legal risk of competitor and/or regulator challenge; 
  • (iii) working closely with the marketing team and advising on marketing campaigns from concept stage to execution, including reviewing artwork and advising on marketing strategies/initiatives; 
  • (iv) training the business on various areas of law; and 
  • (v) collaborating with the Dyson legal

Skills

  • Qualified solicitor in Australia (preferably 3-4 years post qualification experience) in a well-regarded law firm, ideally with in-house experience in an FMCG or product based business; 
  • Experience and confidence in reviewing marketing claims, reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts, and advising on competition and consumer law issues; 
  • A self-starter who is good at identifying issues and finding ways of remedying them, and developing expertise in new areas; 
  • Enjoys working with a minimum level of supervision in a fast paced environment but is also a great team player; and 
  • Has a strong work ethic, · friendly positive attitude, and the highest integrity.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to be part of a team of people that are truly passionate about Dyson’s purpose, and believe in the products they are helping bring to life that genuinely make people’s lives better, healthier and more beautiful 
  • Access to a global network of professionals to learn from and collaborate with 
  • A vibrant, diverse company culture, and exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realizing ambition • We value worklife balance and that's why we offer a condensed working week 
  • The latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our creative engineering spirit 
  • Additional Christmas leave

Posted: 08 August 2019

Closing date: 11 September 2019