General Commercial Lawyer General Commercial Lawyer …

PwC Australia
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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PwC Australia
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
General Commercial Lawyer
Line of Service
Internal Firm Services

Not Applicable

IFS - Office of General Counsel (OGC)

Management Level

Job Description & Summary

With PwC, you'll ignite a meaningful career while being supported by a flexible working culture, innovative learning and development opportunities and progressive policies and benefits, such as 18 weeks paid parental leave for mums, dads and foster carers (no minimum service!)

What will you create?

You'll help Australian businesses, not-for-profits and governments create value and improve the way they work. From digitising healthcare, to creating smarter cities and igniting our start-up industry, together we build trust in society and solve important problems.

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) team bring this to life by delivering practical legal advice and risk-based solutions to our firm on a range of general commercial law matters. Belonging to a supportive in-house team environment, you'll help the business navigate today's complex legal requirements with an innovative edge.

As a General Commercial Lawyer in our OGC team your impact will be seen by:
  • Assisting with the review, legal analysis and preparations of advice for client engagements and transaction documents for the firm's acquisitions and divestments, alongside our due diligence teams and commercial stakeholders
  • Collaborating with the Risk and Compliance teams in the review, legal analysis and preparation of advice across supplier agreements (e.g. NDAs, MSAs, Sponsorship agreements and technology licensing arrangements)
  • Informing engagement leaders of legal risk and concepts on a diverse range of matters
  • Developing flexible, creative and innovative solutions to complex business problems
About you

You have a background in general corporate or commercial law ideally with 2-4 years PQE and are skilled in negotiating complex agreements and considering key issues to assess and articulate legal risks and hold strong technical skills and corporate law knowledge.


Passionate about being at the forefront of change, you're ready to help our Business Support & Firm Operations team support and enable all areas of our firm to deliver meaningful value to clients.

You're collaborative and enjoy working in an innovative environment. You're a problem solver by nature and want to join a firm that values the kind of people who reimagine the possible for their clients and stakeholders. Most importantly, you act with integrity and show care for the people you work with.

Life at PwC

Our culture and benefits are something we're proud of, and also the reason we've been named LinkedIn's #1 Australian workplace. With PwC, you'll belong to an inclusive community where differences are both embraced and the underlying driver in everything we create together.

We empower you with the technology, coaching, flexibility and trust needed to make a meaningful difference, while supporting you in bringing your whole self to work each day. We're committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce because we know it's only by working together that we can realise the potential of our people, clients and society around us.

We're living this commitment through initiatives including our Reconciliation Action Plan to increase Indigenous employment and employee-led diversity networks promoting cultural, disability, LGBTI and gender equality. At our core we're a people business, which means you'll be supported not just in your professional development but your personal growth as well.

Carole Leen is the Recruitment Manager for the role. As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.


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Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date
December 6, 2019