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Legal Counsel

Job Overview

At Study Group we are looking for a dedicated Legal Counsel to join our Sydney team, this role will assist the ANZ Senior Legal Counsel, to provide legal advice and guidance in respect to the organisation’s commercial contracts and related commercial issues and in relation to all laws and regulatory compliance requirements.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Provide accurate and timely assistance to the ANZ Senior Legal Counsel and Group General Counsel on a variety of legal, governance and commercial matters.
  • Carry out legal research with respect to generic issues but in particular in respect of educational and regulatory compliance matters.
  • As required, liaise with external law firms and functions of the business to advise on generic issues.
  • Assist to review historic practices including initiating discovery type exercises, collating results and undertaking forensic review and analysis.

Minimum Experience and Qualification Include

  • Law degree, graduate diploma of legal practise, admitted as a legal practioner or barrister.  
  • At least 2 years experience in private practice law firm or in an in- house legal team.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with proven ability to liaise, consult and negotiate with key stakeholders and colleagues
  • High-level organisation skills – ability to prioritise work requirements and ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated initiative and attention to detail in relation to drafting and research skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, remain commercially focussed and upbeat.  

Additional responsibilities, opportunities, skills and  abilities to be discussed during the interview process

About us  

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 60,000 students from 150 countries in 2017. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.