Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation Skills in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

A Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$109,332 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AU$75,663 - AU$176,186
AU$76K
AU$110K
AU$180K
MEDIAN: AU$110,783
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$185K
Salary AU$75,663 - AU$176,186
Bonus AU$990 - AU$29,590
Profit Sharing AU$20,000
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AU$77,209 - AU$185,922
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal counsels, also called general counsels, are the chief lawyers of large corporations or government agencies. They advise departments on legal ramifications, ensure that the business is working in accordance with the law, and may represent the company or government agency in the case that a law suit is filed.

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Legal Counsel Tasks

  • Advise business in legal affairs of the company including government regulations, taxes, and legal and human rights.
  • Apply for registration and copyrights for the products, processes, and trademarks of the organization.
  • Manage disputes and litigations.
  • Prepare and review legal documents including contracts, licenses, leases, sales and purchases, and real estate, etc.

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Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

▲7%

National Average
AU$115,000

▼16%

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 82%