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    One Northline

    Our people are more than our best asset. With 13 depots across the nation, we operate through a combination of employees and full-time subcontractors in all mainland capitals and many key regional centres. As a privately owned and operated business, we work as one large family and our down to earth culture reflects this. Communication is key to our success and everyone at Northline has a voice. Through coaching and development, we not only develop individual skills but also enhance Northline’s culture and expertise.

    All of our employees are trained in the most efficient and effective methods of secure handling, from container loads to fragile product to doorstep deliveries.

    Legal Counsel - Graduate

    Apply now Job no: 493332
    Work type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: SA - Adelaide
    Categories: Generalist - In house

    About Northline

    Northline is an experienced Australian owned, global logistics business with an industry-leading national network and an international reach into more than 100 countries. We have 13 depots across Australia with the ability and flexibility to tailor solutions to meet our customers’ requirements and evolving market demands, including scaling up to add further capacity as needed. Our customers freight can start or end in international cities, small towns or remote communities, but wherever the destination, you can rely on Northline to deliver.

    That’s why, we are, Australia’s Global Logistics People.


    Working at Northline

    At Northline, you will have a rare opportunity to develop legal expertise within the transport and logistics industry; an industry which has an estimated annual revenue of $95 billion in Australia, and which employs nearly half a million Australians.

    You will have opportunities to gain a wide variety of interesting and challenging legal and commercial experiences, as well as receive mentorship from some of the most experienced and forward-thinking professionals within the transport and logistics industry. Supervised by a commercial lawyer of more than 20 years’ standing, you will have an opportunity to develop sound and pragmatic legal skills, commercial nous, and customer relationship management, all of which will equip you to become an outstanding in-house legal professional. You will be working with internal stakeholders on a variety of legal matters, including the negotiation and preparation of procurement contracts with some of Australia’s largest businesses.

    Northline offers an inclusive, flexible and diverse workplace. The team at Northline is big enough to matter, but is small enough to care. You will enjoy good work and life balance, autonomy, challenging work, and be given opportunities to contribute to decisions and projects which have meaningful organisational impact.

    A competitive remuneration package is offered.


    Who we are looking for

    You must have strong technical and problem solving skills, attention to detail, and be a skilled communicator. You must also be highly organised, have strong drafting skills, and have excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to build rapport across multiple departments. An interest in contracts, procurement and commercial matters will be viewed favourably.  



    To be eligible to apply, you will have recently completed or be about to complete (mid-year) a Law degree at an Australian university.


    Application procedures

    Please submit your application via Seek and include a current resume and cover letter, as well as your academic transcript.

    We look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Andrew Jones , National HR Manager on 08 8273 7374.

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