The average salary for a Senior Counsel is AU$177,055 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$118,925 - AU$223,238
AU$120K
AU$170K
AU$220K
MEDIAN: AU$167,152
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$249K
Salary AU$118,925 - AU$223,238
Bonus AU$8,000 - AU$47,500
Profit Sharing AU$17,500
Total Pay (?
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AU$120,894 - AU$249,525
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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 include working with clients, creating legal strategies catering to clients' needs, and providing legal advice as required. For example, they may give advice related to land and contracts and help develop contracts for these matters as well. The senior counsel must be skilled in effectively conducting research and resolving legal disputes.

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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.

Senior Counsel Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$175,349

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Key Stats for Senior Counsel

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Senior Counsel Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
AU$175,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 89%