In-House Legal Counsel - Mortgages

  • Team Leader position
  • Consumer and lender clients
  • Competitive Remuneration

Client Details

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Legal Counsel with expertise in property, mortgage or conveyancing law. Reporting to the COO, you will be responsible for:


  • Providing legal advice to internal stakeholders across the business including mortgage transactions, conveyancing practices, Risk & Compliance & Product Development, ARNECC rules and land titles registry requirements across Australian jurisdictions.
  • Understanding & interpreting client contracts to advise business of contract terms
  • Attending governance meetings with external clients where legal advice is required
  • Assisting with ad-hoc legal projects as required
  • Manage & lead a team of junior lawyers.
  • Assisting with business audits where necessary.


 You will possess:
  • A minimum of 2-5 years’ PQE
  • Previous experience of property law procedures including mortgage processing
  • Strong attention to detail, organisational and drafting skills.
  • Results orientated with demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.
  • Strong inter-personally with an ability to build effective relationships with internal stakeholders whilst managing a team of juniors.

Job Offer

In return, you will receive:
  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • A friendly, collegiate and supportive working environment.
  • Flexible working practices.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Suzie Large on 0434 294 665.