Legal Counsel


Role Overview

Children are at the heart of our brand and we believe in the positive impact we can have on their overall education and wellbeing. At Only About Children, we offer 21st century childcare to meet the needs of today’s families. We focus on innovation, development and passion for education. We invite curiosity, discovery and forward thinking.

We currently have a 12 month fixed term vacancy for a Legal Counsel responsible for compliance and contract management initiatives, carefully balancing commercial drivers with solid corporate governance to maximise value for shareholders and protect OAC’s interests. This includes managing contractual arrangements, conducting business transactions and due diligence requirements, through to proactively managing risk and corporate governance by developing and implementing appropriate risk identification and compliance frameworks. 

We are looking for someone with:

  • A tertiary qualification in law with minimum 6 years’ post-admission experience including as an in-house counsel.
  • A background in general corporate and commercial law with a working knowledge of property law, business acquisitions and M&A transactions, compliance and regulatory frameworks and corporate governance
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Superior analytical skills and project management capabilities
  • Ability to focus on execution and analyse and balance risks
  • Influencing capability and pragmatic in approach
  • Strong mediation, negotiation and engagement skills
  • Excellent relationship, communication and presentation skills
  • Business-focussed approach to risk and client advisory

If this is you, then we’d love to:

  • Give you a challenge – we want you to make a positive impact
  • Help you grow – we actively invest in career growth and progression
  • Provide you with benefits – we provide discounted childcare and a range of incentives and flexibility
  • Celebrate your achievements – we love to recognise great work
  • Work hard and play hard together – we like to have fun

If you’re interested in this position simply apply online now

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