Legal Counsel - Deputy

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Closing On: Tuesday, 30th April 2019
Category: Legal
Location: NSW
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

Want to make a genuine impact in a hyper-growth SaaS product lead company?

With over 90,000 businesses now on the Deputy platform, our team has done exceptionally well in scaling the business and building out product functionality. We've only scratched the surface in terms of what we can do for the global economy. Want to learn more? Apply today!

Role Summary

Reporting to our Global General Counsel, you will be responsible for advising and assisting on a broad range of legal matters including:

  • Contract review and negotiation for our broad network of customers, partners and suppliers.
  • Intellectual property licensing and protection
  • Privacy
  • Internal governance
  • Employment & HR

This is an exciting role in a fast growing company and you have the opportunity to make a real impact to the governance and growth of the company as Deputy scales globally.


  • 2-4 years' post qualified experience
  • Experience in commercial law - ideally Intellectual property, licensing, privacy or employment law.
  • Previous experience working on commercial contracts.
  • Ability to manage deadlines and handle a workload of multiple matters with various stakeholders.
  • Proactive and collaborative worker, with a ‘can do’ attitude when handling complex situations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • High achiever


  • Australian Hyper-Growth Startup - Head Office in Sydney
  • Why IVP Invested in Deputy
  • Winner of Westpac Innovative Business of Tomorrow 2018
  • No. 5 on Forbes Cloud 100 for 2018: Rising stars
  • Deloitte's #21 Fastest Growing Technology Startups in Aus 2018
  • Raised $111M Series B Round led by IVP, OpenView (our Series A investor), Square Peg Capital and EVP.
  • Global Growth across APAC, America and EMEA.

At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works. Since 2008 over 200 million shifts have been rostered on Deputy, in over 90 countries, and across 245 different industries.

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics reported over 80 million hourly workers comprising over 60% of the US workforce in 2017. Global estimates are that hourly workers are 80 – 90% of the workforce. Yet while hourly workers comprise such large majorities of the global workforce, there is a stark lack of software tools available today that directly address their needs

We’re making it easier for businesses and teams to roster staff, manage leave, complete payroll and take the admin out of work so that our customers can focus on doing what they love. We hire amazing people to do what they’re best at, and work with some incredible businesses all around the world.

Check out this videos: Deputy Explained

Check out why our customers love us: GetApp and G2Crowd .

Deputy believes in equal opportunity and that inclusiveness and diversity promotes innovation. Our global team members are from a variety of cultures. And we welcome different perspective and skills.

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