Senior Associate/Special Counsel – Commercial and Corporate (8+ years’ PQE)

About Us

KCL Law is a medium-size, Melbourne law firm led by a diverse and progressive group of expert lawyers. We provide quality advice and deliver highly strategic outcomes to our clients — achieved by a balance of expert legal acumen, creative thinking and informed commercial insight — in a concise and accessible manner.

The Role

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Associate/Special Counsel to join our well established Commercial and Corporate team.

We are seeking a lawyer with 8 years’ + experience post admission.  You will have experience with corporate restructures, large operational business and share sale agreements, complex vendor and purchaser due diligence requirements, complex shareholder and unitholder agreements, the PPSR regime, ‘whitewash’ arrangements, employee share plans and drafting and negotiating general commercial agreements.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have strong commercial drafting and negotiation skills and a comprehensive knowledge of the Corporations Act and the ACL.

Essential personal attributes for the role include excellent communication and interpersonal skills, aptitude for providing commercial legal solutions, and problem solving, a keen interest in business development and building strong client relationships.

The ability to work independently but with access to senior lawyers would also be a key attribute.

As a member of the Commercial and Corporate team, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and opportunity for career growth. The work culture is friendly and supportive.


To apply for this role, send your CV together with a covering letter to Joel Chidiac, Human Resources Coordinator at