Senior Legal Counsel

Domain Group

Location: Pyrmont

Job Type: Full time


We have a great opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel with 6-10 years post-admission experience. If you're a technically skilled lawyer, strategic thinker, and strong communicator both written and verbal, this is a great opportunity for someone who is eager to make an impact.

This position is open for a 12-month contract and is open for Sydney or Melbourne based candidates.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as a legal business partner for the Domain Group, within the Commercial Legal Team.

  • Reviewing and negotiating general commercial contracts including services agreements, software agreements and licences.

  • Advising the business on the practical application of privacy laws, misleading and deceptive conduct (including review of marketing collateral) and data usage rights in relation to Domain’s products and services including in commercial partnerships, collaboration arrangements, third party integrations and data sharing agreements.

  • Working closely with Domain’s product teams to review and advise on new products prior to launch.

  • Identifying legal risks in commercial proposals or concepts put forward by the business and working closely with the relevant stakeholders to assist them to achieve their commercial goals in a way that is legally compliant.

  • You would be expected to understand commercial principles and provide legal advice that is legally sound and also practical and commercial.

  • You would be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, and supporting the business deliver on their key strategies and initiatives.

Who are you?

The successful candidate will excel in communication, possess self-motivation, and exhibit a solution-oriented mindset. You should display a high degree of initiative, demonstrating a strong willingness to actively engage in tackling Domain's most intricate challenges as it expands its marketplace. You must possess robust commercial acumen, a business-oriented perspective, and a high level of technical expertise in privacy, contract law, and intellectual property law.

In addition you will have:

  • A good foundation at a reputable law firm working in a Digital and Technology Team.

  • Experience in reviewing and advising on digital products before launch to market, focusing on data usage and privacy and misleading and deceptive conduct.

  • Prior in-house experience (as a permanent team member or on a client secondment) will be well regarded although not essential.

  • Prior experience working with digital companies would be beneficial.

  • Must be a strong communicator and capable of working collaboratively on projects.

  • You must be capable of working in a small legal team with the ability to work autonomously with the business.

Why join us?

We're the right size business for you to make a real impact, with a workplace culture where you can be you. Perks of the role include:

  • Flexibility tailored to you - so if you've recently made a sea change, work adjusted hours or like the idea of hybrid working, it'll be perfect;

  • First-rate parental leave and wellbeing policies;

  • Access to Perkbox, giving you discounts across healthcare, entertainment, food, utilities and more; and

  • Continuous opportunities to leap, learn and grow.

We don't just talk, we do. Every day we solve property and technology problems for Australians and beyond. We encourage our people to see the possibilities, and turn them into realities. That's why we want you.

Who are we?

We shine a light on all things property. Our business aims to simplify the property journey for all involved; motivated by expertise, our proprietary technology and our rich property and consumer data.

Changing the way people engage with property requires a team of diverse thinkers. Will you be the next addition to our diverse and inclusive team of changemakers?

What's next?

One of our talent partners will give your application a good look and give you a call if it's a good match, so apply now!

Don't meet every single requirement? We're committed to building an inclusive, diverse and supportive workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to send in your application. You may just be the perfect candidate for this opportunity or another within the Domain Group.

You’ve got this!