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Legal Counsel

Full Time, Permanent — Sydney, NSW

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Brighter Together
At Brighte, we believe every Australian deserves access to a sustainable and comfortable home. How do we help Australian’s achieve this? We build innovative mobile and web platforms, responsible and seamless financial solutions, and relationships with customers and vendors that last. Our addressable market is massive and rooted in a positive mission that empowers Australian’s and the growing and critically important sustainability market.
We have been recognised for our incredible work in diversity and inclusion and have a leadership team that is passionate about building a high-performing culture where people feel a sense of belonging. If you’re keen to work for a mission-driven company, with smart people who live and breathe Brighte’s values, have a read below.
Brighte’s Legal team exists to provide innovative legal services that fast track Brighte to making every home sustainable. We want someone to join us and contribute to our vision to be the most commercial, agile, accessible and value adding legal function in the tech ecosystem. As Brighte grows, so does our legal function and we’re someone who is happy to help scale our legal operations

What you'll do

  • You’ll be part of a team of 3 and a trusted advisor to the business and external stakeholders
  • You’ll be a contract expert - drafting, reviewing and negotiating them
  • You’ll provide guidance on various aspects of the law such as the NCCPA, ACL and national energy regulations
  • You’ll be our subject matter expert on privacy matters
  • You’ll assist the Company Secretary with Board and governance related matters
  • You’ll identify new projects that add value to the business and drive them to completion
  • You’ll produce and deliver training to the business where needed or where you have an interest or expertise
  • You’ll assist our energy business to grow and scale

Who you are

  • A different kind of lawyer. You’re not satisfied with firm work and want to get your hands into business, working with stakeholders directly and creating value for a company
  • You’ve got at least 3 years PQE in corporate, regulatory, banking, tech, consumer, compliance, risk or legal ops
  • One or more of retail energy, consumer law and or NCCPA expertise very favourable
  • You’re a privacy expert or are willing to upskill in that area
  • Demonstratedcommerciality
  • You’ll be comfortable with change - lots of it. Start ups are very dynamic environments - you’ll thrive on constant changes both micro and macro and be willing and excited to adjust and adapt
  • Your communication and interpersonal skills will be stellar, and you’ll have a detailed oriented mindset but also be able to see the big picture
  • You’ll have strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
We’re a high performing team and proud to be backed by investors who believe in our mission and the opportunity we have ahead of us. Airtree Ventures, Mike Cannon-Brookes’ Grok Investments, Kim Jackson and Scott Farquhar’s Skip Capital as well as Qualgro Partners continue to help us scale our teams and products.
We’re recognised as one of Australia’s leading fintech companies, having been ranked the 6th fastest growing Technology Business in Australia in the Deloitte Fast 50/500 (2020) and winning the inaugural Finder Green Award (2020). We’ve also been recognised as a leading FinTech by the Australian Financial Review, Fintech Business Awards and KPMG.
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Don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what people are saying on Glassdoor.

“Simply the best place. you wont regret here. Lot of stuff to do and learn and you're free to do so.”

Software Engineer Current Employee

“Heaps of opportunity to grow exponentially. Working with Katherine is an experience in itself. Fast paced not startup anymore.”

Operations Current Employee

“Friendly people, efficient team, good career opportunity”

Team Leader Former Employee

“Good working environment and work-life balance.”

Investment Manager Current Employee

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Acknowledgement of Country

Brighte acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of our land - Australia. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the elders past, present and emerging. The Gadigal of the Eora Nation are the traditional custodians of the land on which Brighte’s office stands.