The average salary for a Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) is AU$128,482 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$81,703 - AU$231,543
AU$82K
AU$130K
AU$230K
MEDIAN: AU$128,482
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50%
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AU$0AU$299K
Salary AU$81,703 - AU$231,543
Bonus AU$3,020 - AU$50,684
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AU$91,563 - AU$299,460
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house)

Corporate, in-house senior attorneys/lawyers (corporate, in-house) typically work for a specific company rather than work for or operate their own law firm, though they usually have an office in the same building as the rest of the company’s administration. These senior attorneys must be available for whenever the company needs legal advice on a product or encounters legal trouble, and they also advise on most projects to explain the legalities of important tasks.

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Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) 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.

Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$144,130

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

Key Stats for Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house)

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salaries

▲11%

National Average
AU$144,000

▼17%

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 86%