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Volunteer Lawyer/Legal Counsel & Legal Advisers (NFP & Charity Community Consultants)

Not-for-Profit & Charity Community Consultants | Indigenous - Aboriginal - Diversity Charity
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Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Support the leadership team with all major legal matters within the organisation including group structure, governance, finance, regulatory obligations, employment law and general commercial transactions.
  • Liaising with key regulators in relation to matters relating to governance and probity, as well as providing advice and supporting other senior managers in relation to their regulatory interactions.
  • Brief senior management on all material legal and regulatory matters.
  • Develop and maintain core legal, governance and probity policies and procedures within the organisation.
  • Support the leadership team to discharge duties to the Board and ensure all board functions are managed efficiently and effectively.
  • Monitor changes in all relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and providing advice to the leadership team in relation to the same.
  • Manage risk by maintaining awareness of, and responsiveness to, legal and regulatory, reputational and commercial factors and assessing their potential to impact on the organisation business.
  • Liaise with HR with respect to performance management and policy.
  • Draft and execute the organisation's legal documentation such as confidentiality agreements and ensure all documentation is structured correctly and legally sound.
  • Assist in the conducting of extensive due diligence reviews on corporate matters.
  • Draft relevant forms for the use of audio and footage provided by the public and/or third parties.
  • Assist with audits and auditors.
  • Prepare advice, information, regular and ad-hoc reports to provide analysis of issues and information to inform and to support effective decision making.