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Senior Corporate Lawyer - Technology

Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: Barangaroo, NSW, AU, 2000

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd


  • Great opportunity to work in a highly collegiate environment 
  • Advise on complex legal issues and strategy 
  • Sydney based


Working for us

At Origin we have a strong purpose and values that challenge us to find the answers to the big energy questions. Every person that works with us helps us reach that goal. If you bring good energy to Origin, you’ll get it in return. A challenging career. An exciting industry. And the support to grow and explore your potential.



Origin's legal team is responsible for the provision of legal services across all of our diverse activities. Working with a broad stakeholder group, this role will provide legal advice and support to the IT group and other business units within the Origin Energy Group companies.


In particular, the role includes:

  • Provision of legal advice and support to facilitate the execution of Origin’s strategic priority to embrace a decentralised future
  • Leading legal negotiations on a range of strategic technology projects
  • Provision of legal advice and support to facilitate the timely procurement of IT software and services and delivery of Cloud based projects (SaaS)
  • Provision of legal advice relating to data regulation, ownership and commercialisation
  • Provision of legal advice in connection with cyber security
  • Minimising legal and compliance risk in relation to Origin’s information technology and data related activities



With 6+ years PQE as a qualified and admitted lawyer, you will have recognised expertise in information technology law relevant to our business. You will be comfortable dealing with multiple stakeholders at all levels of an organisation. 


You will have or be able to show:

  • Extensive experience working in the information technology space including in the following areas:
    • Information technology procurement
    • Cloud environment and SaaS platform solutions
    • Data ownership, data commercialisation and data protection regulation including privacy
    • Cyber security
    • Operational technology
  • Strong knowledge of Intellectual Property law
  • Ability to provide commercially focused legal support with a ‘can do’ solution focus
  • Ability to apply risk-based decision making
  • Influencing skills and the ability to use tailored strategies to influence attitudes, behaviour and decision making at all management levels


It would be advantageous if you had experience working with major suppliers such as Salesforce, Microsoft, SAP, Azure, Google and AWS.


This is an opportunity to work in a collegiate environment alongside a talented team of lawyers working on a wide variety of legal matters in an integrated energy business. 


A great team to join

It's an exciting time to join Origin. Together we’re powering a cleaner, smarter energy future for Australia and beyond, always looking for better ways to deliver for our customers – and for our people.


Origin. Good energy

At Origin, our focus is on getting energy right for our customers, communities, and planet. Because we know it’s up to us to shape the future of energy.  


For more information contact: Iain Pratt - 03 8665 7325, quote Requisition ID: 79779


Origin recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.


Here's a little about what makes us, us: www.careers.originenergy.com.au