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Legal Counsel



Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Constantinople is the first of its kind: an all-in-one software and operational platform for banks. We host and manage your bank’s customers directly on our cloud-native infrastructure. We support a full-suite of banking products which are branded as your own, together with all operational services needed to run your bank.

Constantinople’s state-of-the-art platform frees you from running expensive infrastructure and replaces manual operational and compliance processes with automation at scale.

By removing the operational complexity of banking, Constantinople allows you to focus on your customers and the business of banking.

The Role

As a Legal Counsel at Constantinople, you’ll help to deliver on its mission to radically simplify how banks run and operate. We are looking for candidates with experience in legal practice in the area of financial services, lending and/or payments. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a private practice or in-house legal team (ideally within the financial services industry or in a fintech startup).

You will be responsible for providing legal support to various stakeholders within the Constantinople business and interacting with clients and vendors on legal matters.

What You’ll Do

  • Providing legal advice to key stakeholders in relation to a broad range of legal matters that require an understanding of some of the following: Corporations Act, COBCOP/BCOP, Privacy/Data, National Credit Code, AML/CTF Act, and Consumer Data Right
  • Drafting/advising on end-customer collateral
  • Negotiating commercial contracts with clients and vendors
  • Exercising judgment when escalating legal issues to stakeholders, including the broader Leadership Team

Who You Are

  • You are action-oriented, communicate effectively, have a strong ability to relationship build and influence others and can navigate complexity
  • You are an experienced legal officer who has worked in the financial services industry or in a fintech startup
  • Ideally, you are a legal counsel with strong subject matter expertise in financial services (candidates with experience in retail/small business lending will be preferred)
  • You thrive when you're working closely with a team of innovation-driven professionals to proactively resolve a diverse range of legal issues
  • You have a passion for technology and a real interest in exploring that passion in a start-up environment

Application Process

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you've been looking for, select the 'Apply Now' button below to submit your cover letter and resume. Use your cover letter to introduce us to you; we want to know who you are, what you've worked on and why you think you'd be a great addition to the Constantinople team.


To build technology and products that are used and loved by people and solve real-world problems, we need to build a team with many different perspectives and experiences. We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us. We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.