Legal Counsel

North Sydney


Sandstone Technology is a leading Australian Fintech and provider of award-winning digital origination, banking and lending automation solutions. Our cutting-edge software products are implemented in more than 40 financial institutions globally, including major top tier banks.

Our business is built around our people and our shared vision of continuous innovation, building market-leading products, and partnering with our valued customers to transform banking experiences.


The Role

We a currently looking for a motivated Lawyer, ideally with a technology background, to join us initially on a 6-month contract basis (with the potential to go permanent. We are open to full-time or part-time (3-5 days per week).

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in this fast-growing industry on negotiating commercial and technology transactions, provide regulatory advice (particularly in relation to GDPR/privacy law and data security) and provide general support to Senior Legal Counsel. This role would suit someone that likes to take a collaborative approach with team members and stakeholders to obtain the best result possible and to build their knowledge.


Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide sound legal advice, negotiate and draft amendments to complex information technology, commercial and supplier contracts
  • Act as a trusted advisor in helping to structure contractual arrangements with customers to manage risk, whilst satisfying customer requirements and maximising company returns
  • Assist in the development of template legal documents
  • Assist with responses to tender
  • Advise on laws impacting the organisation including GDPR/privacy law and data security
  • Assist in building strong, well documented databases, processes, internal reporting (e.g., contract status and governance frameworks around contracts


About You

  • 5+ years of post qualification experience, qualified to practice in Australia, with in-house information technology and commercial law experience
  • Preferably experience working in a sector that is heavily regulated such as Fintech, technology and/or banking and financial services
  • Proven track record of drafting and negotiating commercial and information technology contracts agreements and advising on a broad range of legal, commercial and regulatory issues
  • Strong technical legal skills together with demonstrated commercial judgement
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and influence effectively across all levels of the organisation
  • Analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills to identify potential areas of dispute and advise and implement appropriate strategies for timely resolution.
  • Must have a desire to learn and use knowledge to improve skills.
  • Must be able to both accept feedback and give feedback on legal requirements, in order to find the right outcome for Sandstone

About Us

At Sandstone, our people are our number one asset and we believe in providing opportunities for our people to develop and grow their careers through our training and development programs, mentoring and on the job coaching. Our employees enjoy a healthy work life balance with a number of social activities planned throughout the year, to relax and celebrate successes!


Why Sandstone?

  • Join a leading strategic digital transformation which partners with over 35 financial institutions globally
  • Career development planning and opportunities
  • Access to training resources as well as a personal budget and allocated time off for additional training of your choice
  • WFH allowance
  • Flexibility and work/life balance
  • Fantastic team culture and social activities, weekly volleyball throughout the year (when possible)

If you like the sound of this challenge, please apply now and submit your resume!


Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.