An Entry-Level Corporate Lawyer earns an average salary of AU$70,415 per year.

AU$50,070 - AU$104,203
AU$50K
AU$70K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$70,432
10%
50%
90%
AU$23.38 - AU$31.54
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$27.50
50%
AU$0AU$108K
Salary AU$50,070 - AU$104,203
Bonus AU$302 - AU$19,956
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$49,894 - AU$108,398
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 225
Hourly Data AU$0AU$31
Hourly Rate AU$27.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$108K
Bonus AU$302 - AU$19,956
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$49,894 - AU$108,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Corporate Lawyer

Corporate lawyers are responsible for all aspects of corporate law practice. This includes all legal processes related to the formation, operation, and governance of a corporation or corporation-like entity such as a limited liability company (LLC), partnership, or alliance. The corporate lawyer may be responsible for helping establish a new corporation, which requires filing articles of incorporation and adhering to all relevant federal, state, and local regulations. Once a corporation has been established, corporate lawyers give advice on its business transactions with other entities and provide advice about regulations, licensing of new technologies, and managomg all legal disputes regarding operations. Corporate lawyers are also responsible for providing advice and planning related to corporate mergers, acquisitions, and other large-scale strategic deals.

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Corporate Lawyer Tasks

  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.

Corporate Lawyer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,590

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Corporate Lawyer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Corporate Lawyer in Adelaide:
"Management culture."
Embed presence early into negotiations and management meetings.

Key Stats for Corporate Lawyer

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 91%