Legal Counsel
QLD - Brisbane, Moreton & Gold Coast
Specialties
Company Secretary
Judicial & Other Legal Professionals
Solicitor
Risk Management
Secretary
Law Clerk
Paralegal
Administrator
Front Desk
Researcher
Judicial and Other Legal Professional

Ambitious and motivated corporate legal consultant with progressive experience across Australia & NZ.

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ROBERT BIRD GROUP - Legal Counsel
IT Services, Software & Hardware - Legal
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Company Secretary
Judicial & Other Legal Professionals
Solicitor
Risk Management
Responsibilities
  • Oversee the administration of contractor and subcontractor agreements, drafting documents and managing relationships with contractors.
  • Manage the drafting of legal documents including contracts, non-disclosure agreements, leases, and legal process filings, and supervising the secure storage and transmission of documents to the appropriate representatives.
  • Conduct research into various legal matters including copyright/trademark law and filings, leases, and legal compliance to prepare briefs for legal proceedings.
  • Oversee organization growth activities including mergers and acquisitions including due diligence, share and asset purchase agreement drafting and compliance, acquisition integration (employees, processes, assets), and ASX/ASIC/NZ Company Office compliance and filings.
  • Create legal correspondence for various staff members ensuring that information is kept secure at all stages of communication.
  • Oversee the provision of external legal counsel advice and services.
  • Provide Company Secretarial expertise in ASX listing compliance (ASX300, mid-cap), corporate governance processes and best practices, risk assessment/mitigation, portfolio management, ASIC/ NZ Companies Office/ NZ Financial Services Register document filing, and Board and Committee administration (agendas, Board papers and advice, minutes, etc).
  • Group-wide project management including rebranding activities, risk management and corporate governance, lease management and facility changes, new corporate funding facility integration.
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Private - Legal Counsel
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Judicial & Other Legal Professionals
CSG Limited - Company Secretary Assistant, Finance Assistant
IT Services, Software & Hardware - Legal
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Company Secretary
Secretary
Judicial & Other Legal Professionals
Responsibilities
  • As per above role
Achievements
  • As per above role
Berck Solicitors - Law Clerk, Paralegal
Professional Services & Others - Legal
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Law Clerk
Paralegal
Responsibilities
  • Prepared legal briefs for counsel, conducting background research and due diligence reporting.
  • Coordinated physical/electronic filing a legal document, as well as ensuring that legal documents are served to the appropriate parties.
  • Drafting legal documents including claims, affidavits and subpoenas in various applications, reviewing documents for accuracy and completing drafting in a timely manner.
  • Managed relationships and communications with various clients, opposing party's advisors, external business partners and court staff.
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Caxton Legal Centre - Front Desk Administrator
Government, Defence, Public Services - Legal
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Administrator
Front Desk
Researcher
Responsibilities
  • Represented the organisation as the first point-of-contact in the client experience process, interacting with clients and directing them to the appropriate department to address their needs. ;
  • Vetted client concerns to identify possible conflicts-of-interest, and direct clients to appropriate resources.
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AURIZON - Intern
Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics - Legal
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Researcher
Judicial and Other Legal Professional
Responsibilities
  • Conducted research into various legal matters to develop detailed reports for senior leadership.
  • Drafted legal documents including contracts, internal communications, and legal briefs.
  • Prepared ASIC filing documents ensuring that all required information had been acquired and properly formatted to filing guidelines.
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Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
2014 Master of Laws - Commercial Law Master's Degree Queensland University of Technology Yes
2013 Graduate Diploma - Legal Practice Graduate Diploma Queensland University of Technology Yes
2012 Bachelor of Laws Bachelor Degree Queensland University of Technology Yes

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Advanced)
  • Excel (Intermediate)
  • Power Point (Advanced)
  • Adobe PDF (Intermediate)
  • Microsoft Office; (Advanced)