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Australian Football League: Legal Counsel

LEGAL COUNSEL

  • Work for Australia’s leading sporting and hospitality business
  • People focused culture
  • Fantastic perks and benefits

ABOUT US

As an organisation, the AFL works tirelessly in all states and at all levels to enhance and grow the game – from grassroots to elite. Together, we put on the game, deliver important events, communicate with our fans, run community programs, develop coaches and umpires, and collaborate with partners, delight members, support clubs and so much more. While our roles may vary we are all united by a common goal, to leave the game in an even more extraordinary place.

ABOUT THE ROLE                                                                                                                                                         

This role is primarily focussed on ensuring that all operations of the AFL are conducted within the limits prescribed by law and that the AFL’s rights are fully protected through the provision of legal counsel and guidance, particularly with respect to the commercial and strategy side of the business.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF

  • Provision of legal expertise towards commercial decision making and ensuring all operations of the AFL are conducted within acceptable parameters, highlighting business risks and ensuring compliance with the law.
  • Draft, negotiate and review all Sponsorship, Corporate Sales and service agreements, amendments and variations as required and provide litigation support as required
  • Undertake the role of AFL Privacy Officer
  • Ensure integration of efficient and effective legal services to all departments 

OUR IDEAL TEAM MEMBER

  • 3-5 years’ post admission experience in a large/medium law firm or in an in-house role
  • Have excellent drafting, communication and organisational skills
  • Be passionate about Australian Football and have a good understanding of the AFL or other relevant sporting environment

OUR CULTURE

http://www.afl.com.au/careers/experience-extraordinary

THE PERKS

  • We believe in a Healthy Mind, Healthy Body and Healthy Workplace and our staff have access to an extensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • My Development – all employees have access to the AFL’s My development program which consists of on the job training, coaching and mentoring and formal learning.
  • AFL Staff Footy Memberships – easy access to the game, staff can share these with family and friends
  • My Benefits – staff have access to over 350 discounts with some of the biggest retailers and the AFL’s Corporate Partners

HOW TO APPLY

Contact Islay Reymond, People Advisor on 03 9643 1896 for a confidential discussion.

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