The average salary for a Senior Counsel in Australia is AU$170,219.
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Job Description for Senior Counsel
A senior counsel is responsible for handling various legal matters inside a law firm or, in some cases, in businesses. Their specific tasks may vary depending on the needs of their organization and their specialty. Generally, they must be able to apply complex legal strategy to the specific needs and requirements of their clients and/or organization. They may also mentor other attorneys and work extensively with internal teams on their needs. Other tasks completed by the senior counsel might in…Read more
Senior Counsel Tasks
- Prepare, negotiate, and review all contracts involving sales, rebates, research and consulting, and more.
- Provide support for bid responses and negotiations.
- Provide support in the creation and approval of product marketing goods.
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Popular Skills for Senior Counsel
Skills in Contract Negotiation and Commercial are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Corporate Governance and Legal Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Counsel
A mid-career Senior Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$160,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Senior Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$179,331 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$195,126.
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