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Senior Lawyer

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About us


At Zurich, being a responsible and impactful business is more than a story we tell. We are passionate about our purpose to ‘create a brighter future together’, where our voices are diverse, our behaviours are inclusive, our actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. 
There are many reasons why Zurich is the right choice for you. But perhaps the most important is the opportunity you will have to grow and thrive in your career. Working with global, diverse, and inclusive teams, you'll have the chance to develop valuable skills, explore your passions and make a positive impact beyond your role.


Role


As a Senior Lawyer here at Zurich, you’ll be responsible for providing in-house legal, regulatory and governance advice to Zurich’s businesses in Australia. Consistent with applicable laws and regulations, help us enable Zurich’s businesses to achieve their strategic and commercial goals, protect and preserve company’s assets, and identify, manage and mitigate legal, regulatory and reputational risks.
In particular, the role involves drafting, advising on and negotiating commercial contracts  and providing competent legal advice on a broad range of matters, including in the following areas:


•    general commercial and corporate law
•    Intellectual property and branding
•    data protection and privacy law
•    competition and consumer protection law
•    commercial disputes and litigation
•    regulatory inquiries and investigations

 

Important to your success


•    Recognised Australian legal qualifications 
•    Eligible to practice law in New South Wales
•    At least eight years post qualification experience across general corporate and commercial law disciplines, working in a law firm or in-house position
•    Experience in advising on, drafting and leading negotiations on complex commercial transactions (particularly information technology, procurement and outsourcing agreements)
Commercial experience working with a financial services organisation highly regarded

 

Zurich is here to support you


As you make a difference and have real impact on business outcomes, you’ll feel the support of an experienced team who consistently deliver market leading underwriting services to our brokers. As a long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future. In return for your commitment and hard work Zurich can offer you competitive remuneration, an excellent bonus structure, an annual lifestyle payment and employee discounts.  In addition, Zurich is proud of its corporate and social responsibility and offers every employee an annual volunteer day.
So, make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work with us. Apply today!

 

 

Zurich is committed to ensuring that our process is fair and accessible for all candidates. If you require any special accommodations to participate in our recruitment process, please reach out to us on human.resources@zurich.com.au 
 

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