Henley Reid

We are exclusively instructed by the Group General Counsel of this leading ASX listed company who is looking to appoint a Senior Legal Counsel to complete their impressive legal team.

Our Client

This highly regarded ASX listed corporate is one of the most innovative and commercial leaders in its sector. It continues to grow and evolve into new and exciting platforms, continually pushing boundaries to provide an unsurpassed level of engagement. The culture of the organisation is progressive, fun and energetic. Hang up those suits, heels and uncomfortable work shoes forever and get ready to be a part of an established and continually growing business in an environment you dreamed of since law school.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting career opportunity for a lawyer with 5 – 8 PAE to join this forward thinking, savvy and proactive legal team as a Senior Legal Counsel. The legal team works very closely as part of the wider business, and you will be involved in a unique mix of general commercial, technology and data and privacy. Importantly, you will work with key stakeholders and the Executive Leadership Team advising the business with a forward thinking and proactive approach to legal advice. The role is a hybrid role with WFH 5 days a week per fortnight.


You will be responsible for advising and working closely with the business on a wide range of commercial issues, with an emphasis on data and privacy including reviewing and negotiating data specific contracts and advising the wider business on data and privacy, advising and reviewing on technology contracts and issues, as well as identifying legal risks in commercial proposals, digital products or concepts put forward by the business.

You will have strong communication skills, demonstrate leadership, strategic thinking and plenty of energy and initiative. You will enjoy a high level of responsibility working autonomously and closely with the business as an extended member of the business unit.

Skills & Experience

This roles requires the following skills and experience:

– A strong foundation at a reputable top tier or mid-tier law firm with approximately 5-8 years working in a Commercial Technology team.

– Prior in-house experience in a permanent role or secondment is ideal.

– Strong commercial acumen and a positive and commercial approach to working through legal issues at practical level.

– Experience reviewing and negotiating data specific contracts including data licenses and data sharing agreements as well as experience advising on privacy laws and regulations.

If this opportunity sounds like the challenge you have been waiting for, please apply online today. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Henley Reid is a specialist legal recruitment and executive search firms for in-house legal teams and legal professionals. For more information please visit our website www.henleyreid.com or contact us at info@henleyreid.com