Legal Outsourcing Senior Associate (quality review)

100% remote (aligned to coordinated universal time (UTC / GMT) - Full-time, Independent Contractor

Our well-established and growing international law firm is looking for a Senior Associate to join our Legal Outsourcing team and support its growth.

Our Firm

Sterlington was founded by a senior partner from a large NY-based law firm. We are headquartered in New York, though candidates work remotely. Our clients include private equity and other investment funds, multi-billion-dollar family offices, public and private companies, investment banks, high-net worth individuals, and startups.

We are seeking a dynamic person with a passion for entrepreneurship and sophisticated work. Join our cutting-edge, tech-savvy law firm and immerse yourself in a forward-thinking environment that encourages innovation.


The Role

Our high-performing Legal Outsourcing team is continuing to grow through client wins. The team specializes as an outsourced provider to in-house legal teams’ contract review and management processes by providing a streamlined, efficient, one-stop service to achieving commercial agreements with third parties. We are looking for legal contract and compliance specialists to support our clients across NDA, MSA, engagement letters, vendor agreements and other commercial contracts. The international nature of our team means that this role will align to Australian Eastern Time (AET).



  • Providing quality control within the team and acting as a second line / final reviewer of legal contracts for clients.
  • Responsible for contract negotiation with clients’ third-party vendors, based on agreed parameters. The associate is responsible for arriving at commercial consensus for each deal.
  • Provides management support to ‘junior’ associate team members conducting first-line documentation review.
  • Ensuring the team is working to agreed client SLAs whilst maintaining Sterlington’s high-quality outputs.




  • Admitted to Australian Bar Association (ABA)
  • LLM (UK, US, AUS)
  • 8+ years of legal experience
  • Experience in negotiating, reviewing, and drafting contracts in English for clients (especially Non-disclosure Agreements)
  • Previous management or leadership over contract compliance or review processes is advantageous
  • Committed to ‘achieving the deal’ and striving for commercial consensus
  • Possess attention to detail and ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work autonomously; but also committed to building a strong team environment.
  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards and maintaining client confidentiality.
  • Fluency in English language, or evidence of fluency / high business proficiency in English.

This position is not currently open to recruiting agency submissions.

Sterlington is a 100% international virtual law firm. We are headquartered in New York, though candidates may work from anywhere.

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Kindly be aware that salaries are presented in the local currency specified in the job advertisement. We invite qualified candidates from around the world to apply, emphasizing that those chosen for the position will have the opportunity to engage in discussions regarding local market rates and the corresponding salary for the advertised role.