Lawyer - Penten

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Closing On: Friday, 23rd August 2019
Category: Legal
Location: ACT
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

Want to be part of a business that’s truly going somewhere?

Winner - 2018 Telstra Business of the Year (National and ACT awards winner)

Winner - 2018 AIIA Infrastructure and innovation of the Year

Winner - 2019 DVA Entrepreneur of the Year

Winner - 2019 AFR Most Innovative Companies Award

Penten is hiring! 


We are a recognised world leader and innovator of cyber security products and services in Australia and are leaders in secure mobility, cyber deception and cyber engineering services.

Our rapidly growing, award winning company offers a dynamic environment for talented people to do important work and make a difference. 

A career with us means that you can be part of creating the future. We’ve assembled some of the finest minds in software, engineering, architecture and electronics. We are now seeking in house Legal Counsel part time who can partner with the business to provide legal support and advice as we continue to grow and expand.

Why work with us?

  • We are flexible- early riser, late starter, parent, exercise enthusiast- we support you!
  • Work collaboratively with the best engineers in Australia
  • You are trusted, valued and given the freedom to think and be creative
  • The other things- free parking, Lego, air hockey, puzzles, arcade games and cake

The Role

Provide legal and regulatory support to our growing business including:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of government and commercial agreements including licensing and supplier agreements, and services agreements
  • Serving as a trusted advisor and business partner across the company by providing counsel and guidance that are in line with Penten’s overall business objectives and needs including in relation to privacy, IP protection, employment law, equity raising and employee share plans; and
  •  Working with the product, sales, engineering, security, finance and people team on specific projects.

Who are you?

  • A pragmatic, commercially minded, individual with a consultative style
  • An ability to balance and prioritise work and manage expectations of multiple stakeholders
  • A highly collaborative team player who also displays the ability to take ownership of work
  • Strong drafting and contract negotiation skills 
  • Relevant Law Degree, with a minimum of 5 years+ post admission experience
  • Broad legal training with a reputable firm
  • In house experience in a related business environment will be considered advantageous but not essential

Other Interesting Information

Eligibility to hold an Australian Government clearance is a requirement for working for Penten, noting that Australian citizenship is a condition of eligibility for security clearances. Ideally, an NV1 or higher.

Penten embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Penten is fast moving with lots to deliver - so we may not always wait until the job ad expires before reviewing applications. As a result, you should submit your application as soon as possible.

If this sounds like you and you want to know more detail about the role, contact Kim, our HR Manager on 0499 799 451. We can’t wait to meet you!

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