Senior Legal Counsel


Our Place

Stockland was founded in 1952 with a vision to "not merely achieve growth and profits but to make a worthwhile contribution to the development of our cities and great country". Today we reflect this vision by helping to create thriving communities where people live, shop and work as one of the largest diversified property companies in Australia. Our approach is underpinned by our purpose "we believe there is a better way to live". This is brought to life by over 1,400 employees who are guided by our values of community, accountability, respect, and excellence (CARE).

Your Role

As part of Stockland's Group Legal team you will have the opportunity to work across an interesting and diverse scope of work. Supporting the Senior Manager – Group Legal and working closely with the Commercial Property Leadership Team and the General Manager – Logistics and Business Parks, your responsibilities as a Senior Legal Counsel will include:

  • Providing legal advice regarding acquisitions and disposals of assets within the commercial portfolio
  • Assisting with day to day administration of legal issues relating to the operation of the office, logistics and business parks portfolio.
  • Drafting and reviewing legal documentation and management of all leasing arrangements with tenants
  • Assisting our Logistics and business parks business teams in negotiating commercially important outcomes
  • Managing disputes and contentious matters
  • Supervising junior lawyers and building strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • About You

    To secure this role you will have a minimum of 5 years PQE legal experience with a property law background and have prior experience in management of complex property transactions. Ideally, you have exposure to retail, office or logistics and business parks industries.

    You are skilled at drafting complex documents and providing accurate legal advice. Your excellent communication skills alongside your commercial acumen and proactive approach will see you drive valuable insights that influence strategic decision making. Importantly you are authentic in your style and approach, you believe collaborating with key stakeholders and your peers is the way to achieve positive outcomes and in addition to this you are comfortable challenging assumptions.

    Why Stockland?

    At Stockland, we value diversity and aim to create a vibrant and inclusive workforce which is reflective of the communities in which we operate. We also value flexibility and are committed to ensuring it is not just supported, it is encouraged. We want employees to work in ways that suit their life and the nature of their role, so they feel able to meet their work life commitments and support their wellbeing. Stockland could be 'your place' too.

    Apply today – Stockland – It's your place

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