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Senior Legal Counsel


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

What you’ll do

As a Senior Legal Counsel for Equifax, you will be responsible for providing specialised legal advice on data privacy, competition and consumer law, as well as all aspects of commercial and corporate law. You will also play a big role in ensuring that Equifax’s arrangements with its customers and suppliers are properly documented, taking into account all key areas of legal risk.

This is an incredible opportunity to join an amazing team and help fuel the growth of an amazing business. You will bring high energy, positivity, curiosity and an outcomes-mindset.  You will provide responsive, efficient, practical and high-quality legal advice and guidance in relation to product structuring, commercial contracts and related regulatory, compliance, operational support, sales and commercial issues. 

Mentoring team members will also be part of this role.

You will work closely with the Equifax General Counsel A/NZ, as well as the whole Legal team, as well as Compliance and other key business partners and stakeholders.  Your role will be to advise the business in the drafting, reviewing and negotiation of a wide range of new and existing customer contracts, including on-line standard terms, master services  agreements, confidentiality agreements, IT agreements, licence agreements, consultancy agreements, alliance, agency and joint venture agreements.  Equifax has a wide and varied range of products, so you will never be bored!

What experience you need 

  •  Minimum 8 years experience as a commercial lawyer, and with experience in financial services.

  • Must have prior in-house experience with a major corporation, and/or reputable law firm experience.

  • Extensive and proven experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiation of complex commercial contracts.

  • Comprehensive understanding of Data Privacy, Competition and Consumer, (preferably financial services law.

  • Ability to explain legal concepts in a commercial context.

  • Business focused individuals who appreciate and are able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment,  with multiple competing priorities to juggle, the ability to interpret legal and contractual requirements and provide timely solutions-based legal risk advice, according to the needs of the business.

What could set you apart

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, great interpersonal skills and the ability to work directly, and communicate with, senior management.

  • Self starter with the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.

  • Experience working with industry regulators (including the OAIC, ACCC and ASIC),and industry associations (including ARCA,), as well as consumer advocacy bodies.

We believe that when we’re at our best, we can do our best. Equifax offers policies and programs that support our employees’ financial and personal wellbeing with additional leave days, hybrid working environment, employee assistance program and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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