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Lawyer Commercial & Technology

Organisation/Entity:  Transport For NSW
Job Category:  Information & Communication Technology
Job Location: 

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2020

Job Ref No:  69902
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $94879.0-$104367.0

About us


Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.


We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we're in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia's history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.


That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas right across NSW – you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.



About the team 

The Legal, Privacy and Internal Audit branch is within the Corporate Services division providing strategies, solutions and services that make our clients’ working lives easier and their projects more efficient and effective. Our high-performing legal team works collaboratively across the organisation, partnering to provide critical legal advice and guidance for sensitive and complex  legal and regulatory matters. With close to 100 lawyers spread across 5 legal teams, we are one of the largest inhouse government legal departments in NSW. The legal team is based in our Sydney and Newcastle offices.
The Opportunity
With a focus on growing our legal talent team, we have an opportunity for a qualified lawyer to join our Commercial & Technology legal team in the Newcastle office.on a two year fixed term role.  


Reporting to a Director Legal, Commercial & Technology, you will be a lawyer in the Commercial and Technology team within our Legal branch providing high quality, solutions focussed legal services.  This role primarily involves advising clients on a broad range of matters and agreements related to technology, intellectual property and innovation, goods and services, passenger service contracts, heavy rail, light rail, roads, railway operations and rail corridor access. You will collaborate with other lawyers and multiple parts of the business to provide solution-based outcomes.  



About You
For this role we are looking for a professional who: 


•Has demonstrated experience in Commercial Law 
•Is highly motivated, energetic and flexible, with a can-do attitude
•Possesses strong attention to detail
•Has the ability to work independently and contribute effectively in a collaborative team environment whilst maintaining a high level of work ethic
•Possesses exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
•Models the highest standards of integrity and professional conduct
•Collaborates well with other team members and builds good relationship with clients
•Holds a current NSW practicing certificate
•Is passionate about making a contribution to the future of NSW.
Want to know more?
Please click here to view a copy of the position description
Salary and Benefits
Grade 6 ($94,879 - $104,367) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.
For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.
Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!
How to apply
To apply for this position, please submit a resume, a brief covering letter and answer all questions within the online application process.
Apply today to register your interest!

Applications close: 11:59PM Friday 8th July 2022. 

We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. ​

For any enquiries, please email Lauren Ilieff at LAUREN.ILIEFF@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.


We’re certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace

Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home.

Working with Transport gives you access to a range of benefits that help you balance work with the things that matter to you. Look through our Employee Benefits Guide to learn more.


Apply today to register your interest!

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Our COVIDSafe Measures Policy

All Transport for NSW workers are required to have:

  • appropriate evidence of being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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