Senior Legal Counsel



Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
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 Senior Legal Counsel at Constantinople, you’ll provide pragmatic legal advice on innovative technology solutions, new banking products, high value commercial contracts and general corporate matters. You will be joining a growing legal, risk and compliance team, with opportunities to help build new and innovative technology solutions for the banking industry.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage a wide variety of commercial deals including negotiating SaaS commercial agreements, partnership agreements and key vendor contracts
  • Advise on new technology products that will power banking products such as term loans, credit cards, merchant acquiring and deposit accounts
  • Work collaboratively with product and engineering squads as they run through two-week sprints to rapidly build and add to our product suite
  • Help our business scale by working with business stakeholders to develop and improve legal processes, playbooks and templates
  • Partner with other stakeholders such as engineering, strategy and business development to achieve the strategic company goals and key results
  • Work with other team members in the legal, risk and compliance team to foster an exciting, collegiate and collaborative environment
  • Support the expansion of Constantinople’s business including potential international expansion in the future

Who You Are

  • 4+ years post admission experience
  • Legal qualifications – LLB, LLM or Juris Doctor
  • Industry expertise–experience in banking, technology, regtech, fintech and/or financial services is a big plus
  • Based in Melbourne but will consider other locations for the right candidate
  • Excited about working with a fast-growing tech company to build innovative technology solutions for the banking industry
  • Willingness to learn, outstanding time management and relationship-building skills, with an ability to understand the larger picture

Application Process

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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.

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