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Senior In-House Counsel-Planning and Environment - Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane

Date Posted: 03/02/2019
Location: VIC, NSW, QLD

Work Type: Legal
Position: Full Time

  • Full-time – Monday to Friday
  • Great work life balance


We are seeking an experienced Lawyer who is reliable, genuine, hardworking and enjoys a fast-paced, ever-changing working environment.


  • Provide legal advice and guidance to management on legal issues affecting their area of responsibility
  • Development, review and implementation of Company policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance
  • Develop and present training packages to managers and employees on any related issue
  • Represent the Company or assist in defence of any legal actions
  • Conduct audits and site inspections to monitor compliance with legislative requirements


  • Minimum 3 years PAE
  • Experience within a Planning and Environment practice area
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and administration skills
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis


  • Stability of a national, family owned and operated business with over 85 years in the industry
  • Competitive salary commensurate with level of experience


JJ Richards is Australia’s largest, family-owned and operated waste management company with a dynamic attitude that values our people, their safety and the environment. We strive for a diverse, innovative, collaborative and high performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee. People like working for us because of our commitment to safety, innovation and professionalism. Our staff are customer focused and enjoy a friendly work environment. Once you join the team, you’ll want to stay.

Due to the large volume of applications received on a daily basis, we are unable to respond to each application individually, however, if shortlisted you will be contacted to further discuss your application. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this position.
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