Senior Legal Counsel

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Date: 27-Jan-2023

Location: Sydney, AU

Company: Alstom

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.

We have a unique opportunity available to join our growing Legal and Contract Management team, as a Senior Legal Counsel. In this role, you will be involved in both front-end and back-end legal work across Alstom’s portfolio of exciting transport projects. You will have the ability to based anywhere in Australia, however you will be required to travel on occasion. Your key responsibilities will include;


  • Prepare, review and negotiate contracts, or other legal documents with an acceptable level of risks                
  • Support the business in all legal and contractual matters including claim management, dispute settlement                                     
  • Contractual and legal evaluation of tender documents
  • Support the business on litigation, arbitration or other dispute matters                                                                                  
  • Handling of corporate law matters                
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.



The Benefits


  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free gym membership
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Bridging leave


Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required Includes:


  • Relevant law degree
  • Previous experience as a Lawyer (either in-house or from a law firm) within the infrastructure or engineering or building space
  • Familiarity with public tenders and international delivery models
  • Responsiveness, and a willingness to take initiative and responsibility
  • Strong communications skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels both within and external to the organization


This is an exciting time to join Alstom! With our global footprint expanding, we can offer a long-term career opportunity and continuous learning opportunities and plenty of flexibility. If you believe you have the right skills and experience, please APPLY NOW!

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.


We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:


For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.


As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

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