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Lawyer/Senior Lawyer, TMT Privacy & Data

Westpac Group

Job Description

How will I help?

Your Key Responsibilities Will Include

We have a great opportunity for an experienced TMT, Privacy & Data Lawyer to join a talented and high-performing team, supporting the Westpac Group with expert advice on a wide range of technology, commercial, privacy and data-related matters.
  • Reviewing, drafting and leading negotiations on Westpac Group’s technology and commercial procurement contracts and transactions, in particular privacy and data security clauses
  • Providing advice, guidance and training in relation to Westpac Group’s compliance with Australian Privacy Law, GDPR and Consumer Data Right/Open Banking
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to support our legal and risk strategy, including in relation regulatory compliance matters related to privacy and data, such as Westpac Group’s compliance with changes in privacy and data laws and internal policy in a proactive manner

What’s in it for me?

This isn’t just a highly specialist role in a respected team – it’s an exciting opportunity. You’ll work closely with strategies, projects and matters which not only give you a birds-eye view of the whole Westpac Group, but have a company-wide impact as well. And you’ll do that work with plenty of great benefits, along with flexible work arrangements to make sure the role’s the right fit.

What do I need?


We are seeking Lawyers at either Mid-level (5+ years PQE) or Senior (12+ years PQE) who have the following skills & experience
  • Proven experience advising on GDPR and Australian privacy law issues
  • Proven experience advising and negotiating on complex technology procurement transactions, particularly on the customer-side (including technology outsourcing, infrastructure procurement, business process outsourcing, traditional software licence and support arrangements, cloud-based subscription arrangements)
  • Proactive drive and a positive attitude to growth and learning
  • Strong client management and time management skills and abilities
  • Experienced at reviewing, drafting and negotiating complex commercial and technology contracts
  • Collaborative, team-oriented approach
  • Experience in successfully supporting regulatory change projects to completion desirable
  • Strong interest in privacy law and regulation, trends, government policy desirable

What is it like to work at Westpac?

We aim to provide one big, supportive team of people who love helping others succeed. As an equal opportunity employer, we’re proud to have created a culture and work environment that values diversity and flexibility – and champions inclusion.

How do I Apply?

Start here. Just click on the APPLY button.

As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, this role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.

The health and wellbeing of our employees is our priority and we will ensure that physical distancing requirements are met in all our workplaces if required.


Westpac Group


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Chris Mewing

Posting Date

14/02/2021, 6:30:42 PM

Closing Date

01/03/2021, 6:59:00 AM