Technology and Commercial Lawyer

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Full time
Salary: 80000-120000
Contact: Angela Shooter
Email: email Angela
Reference: TechnologyLawyer

Technology and Commercial Lawyer, Sydney

If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity in the areas of technology, data protection, cybersecurity, competition law, consumer protection and complex commercial contracting, with a leading independent Australian law firm, look no further. At McCullough Robertson, we are building our success from our strengths - innovation, relationships, service excellence and client satisfaction.

The Firm

With over 400 team members, in a well established and progressive practice, we are an Employer of Choice for Women and have received numerous other legal industry awards.  We have offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Newcastle and are building a truly east coast brand, offering a national and international platform that is ambitious, exciting and distinguishes us from our competitors. 

The Team

Our Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Competition team is recognised as a leading practice both in Australia and globally.  We have a comprehensive track record in all forms of information and communications technology, data protection and privacy, competition and consumer law, sales and marketing and complex commercial contracting.

The Role

We are seeking a junior to mid-level Lawyer to work with our engaging and highly experienced team, and alongside three Partners Paul McLachlan, Alex Hutchens and Matthew McMillan. You will advise a broad range of clients including telecommunications providers, software and IT vendors, financial services organisations, cybersecurity companies, health providers and resource and utility companies, as well as public sector clients, and will provide ongoing advisory services across telecommunications, electricity and other regulated industries.  You will be exposed to a variety of quality matters and transactions, such as major IT procurements and telecommunications services agreements, and will advise on a wide range of matters including regulatory, access and contractual matters, competition issues, and all legal aspects of sales and marketing, including consumer protection obligations and product safety.

Experience

The successful candidate will ideally be a Lawyer with approximately 2-4 years PAE with demonstrated experience working in a commercial, competition or technology practice. You will possess a strong background and interest in one or more areas of technology, data protection, privacy, FMCG and consumer law. Further study in any of these areas will also be highly regarded.  Together with your commercial experience and strong drafting and technical skills, you will have a natural ability and desire to build strong client relationships and be passionate about building your career in the area.

Your sense of fulfilment at work is important to us and in return for your expertise and enthusiasm, we offer great quality work, highly competitive remuneration, career development opportunities and access to outstanding employee benefits – including subsidised gym membership, in-house cafe, robust CLE program and active social and sporting events.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply for Job" button, and submit your application on-line. Alternatively please contact Angela Shooter on (07) 3233 8914 for a confidential discussion.