Allen & Overy

Legal Consultant - Perth - Australia (BB-9169E)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU


Job description

Who we are and what we do

Peerpoint by Allen & Overy is a global platform for self-directed consultant lawyers. Ours is a new way to amplify your talents and ambitions whilst accessing the best work, clients, support, resources (including PI insurance) and earning potential. To find out more, please visit .

The career you want without compromise

Maybe you want to do what you love but in a different way. Maybe you are keen to try a new path. Whatever your individual needs or ambitions, the one thing that every Peerpoint consultant wants, and gets, is reassurance. The certain knowledge that you can access high-level client work, supported by a global network of resources and expertise, with the opportunity to keep choosing what you do next. 

We only take you on when we see a demand for your particular expertise, making sure there is a good chance we can provide you with work on an on-going basis. We cannot guarantee work but we are every bit as invested in moving your career forward as you are. 
Join us

We are currently building a leading position in the areas of expertise set out below. If you are a highly-skilled and self-driven lawyer with top tier technical experience in these areas then we are keen to hear from you:

  • Litigation / arbitration - construction and infrastructure
  • More variety. More control.

    There really is no limit to the diversity of high-level work open to you. 

    Client assignments can range from stepping into a team to support a project to taking on a senior manager role working on major transactions or regulatory change projects or implementation. Assignments are usually two to six months in duration and tend to require you work a minimum of four days per week. 

    You may also have the opportunity to work within Allen & Overy on an ad-hoc basis, supporting teams when needed or joining them for fixed periods to work on a deal.

    Key requirements
  • A right to work and reside in Australia
  • A practising certificate (or equivalent) which entitles you to practise as a lawyer in Australia
  • A minimum of four years' post-qualification experience at a top tier law firm in your area of expertise
  • In-house legal experience at leading financial services institutions/corporates preferred (directly or as a secondee)
  • Strong experience in a common law jurisdiction highly regarded
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Self-starter with a commitment to building a career as a consultant and a drive to achieve at a high level whilst working as a consultant
  • Prepared to set up an incorporated legal practice – for more information, please view our guide to becoming a self-employed lawyer in Australia 
  • Adept at leading or working within complex multi-functional, multi-national project environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally
  • Client service-focused, with exemplary client service ethic and commitment
  • Strong commercial/business acumen
  • Resilient, adaptable, autonomous and highly credible
  • Advanced organisational skills and diplomacy
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