The average pay for a Mid-Career Corporate Lawyer is AU$107,975 per year.

AU$72,280 - AU$160,945
MEDIAN: AU$107,577
Salary AU$72,280 - AU$160,945
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$30,767
Profit Sharing AU$10,000
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).
AU$72,856 - AU$175,977
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

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.


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$111,283

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Key Stats for Corporate Lawyer


91 %
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


91 %
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 84%