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Legal Counsel

Our team provides legal counsel services for in-house legal teams and businesses. Our experience providing in-house legal counsel services, quickly building relationships, and communicating with everyone at every level, sets us apart from the crowd.

Our legal retainers offer workforce flexibility for in-house legal functions, at a fraction of the price of a private law-firm solicitor. We work closely with national and international businesses to deliver ongoing legal support that is affordable and commercial.

We offer practical solutions for businesses seeking counsel to draft legal documents, provide legal advice and help manage legal risk.

Talk to one of our friendly legal professionals if you are looking to hire legal counsel for a fixed fee.

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Our Legal Counsel Services

Legal Services for Legal Teams

If your team is overworked, is experiencing a temporary increase in legal work, or one of your in-house lawyers is on leave, choose Prosper Law.

We have worked as external counsel for legal teams in the following industries and practice areas:

- engineering, architecture and construction
- telecommunications and internet
- recruitment agencies and labour hire
- banking, superannuation and finance
- entertainment and film production
- retail, distribution and manufacturing

In-house Lawyer Legal Documents

Some of our clients are happy to run things internally, but want some initial help setting up legal templates and other documents.

Our experienced in-house lawyers will scope your legal requirements. Gaining an understanding of your business and how you work operationally to develop bespoke legal documents.

Talk to our friendly staff today about our kick starter packages for business that want custom templates and legal guides and training, but with a hands off approach after the initial set up.

An In-house Counsel Mindset

As your in-house lawyer, we will become an extension of your in-house legal team, and your business. We can either sit in the background churning away the legal work or reach out to your internal business clients directly – you decide.

Prosper Law’s approach is whatever you want it to be, for however long you need it.

If you need a black-letter lawyer, we’re probably not what you’re looking for. But if you need a legal counsel who can provide actionable legal advice to enable decision-making, get in touch today.

Legal Counsel Retainers

Our law firm was built by in-house lawyers. We offer legal counsel retainers to small to large companies.

Our retainer clients include big brands as well as small businesses that have a need for ongoing legal counsel at a fixed rate.

Many of our clients spend significantly less on our ongoing retainer services than ad hoc legal advice. And the best part? We take the time to get to know your business so you don't sweat the small stuff.

What is the benefit of hiring in-house legal counsel?

Contract Review Costs

Our facilities aim to provide maximum flexibility, but without the usual private law firm price tag.

We can offer hourly rates in-house legal assistance or if you like commitment, we can offer bespoke, fixed price packages – you decide!

Our retainer packages are offered on a weekly or monthly basis. This means you can hire a professional for a fixed price, without needing to watch the clock.

Hit The Ground Running.

At Prosper Law, we understand that in-house legal teams are busy (that’s why you’re here – right?).

Our experienced lawyers can hit the ground running with our contract review services, negotiation and drafting, template development, and corporate due diligence.

We also advise on work-related disputes and investigations, eCommerce and marketing evaluation and advice, disclosure and matter management, and all of your ‘typical’ day-to-day legal duties.

Meet your Legal Counsel

Our legal counsels are licensed Australian legal practitioners. We each have our areas of focus and experience working as in-house legal counsel.

Meet our team of professional legal counsels – you’ll be glad you did.

employment lawyer and workplace investigation

Farrah Motley


Farrah has worked as an in-house counsel for nearly a decade and takes care of our clients. Organisations Farrah has worked for include international and national businesses in a variety of industries.

Micaela Diaz, Associate Lawyer I am an Australian-qualified lawyer with experience spanning multiple industries and jurisdictions.

Micaela Diaz

Associate Lawyer

Micaela enjoys getting into the detail and providing legal support that is beyond her years. Micaela has previously worked as internal counsel for a television and film production company.

Krystal Parle | Senior Lawyer - I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Queensland University of Technology. I am also a Queensland Justice of the Peace.

Krystal Parle​

Senior Lawyer​

Krystal has a background working in the internal legal practice of a large collections firm, with a focus on debt and litigation

Courtney is a highly qualified lawyer with years of experience in managing employment law matters

Courtney Lambert

Senior Lawyer

Courtney has worked in legal teams in the engineering and construction industries. Courtney is a personable and friendly lawyer with a great attitude.

What our clients say

Holly Teague
Holly Teague
Big Thank you to Krystal and Prosper Law for expediting my employment contract and getting it back to me within 48 hours. Would definitely recommend if you are looking for an employment lawyer.
Larissa Rogers
Larissa Rogers
I came across Prosper Law while searching for an Employment Lawyer for a recent dispute. I had the pleasure of working with both Krystal and Farrah and I am extremely grateful for their attention to detail and guidance throughout my matter.
Yatin Kulkarni
Yatin Kulkarni
Absolutely fantastic work by Carlyn Sicat and Farrah Motley by turning around the review of my Contract within 24 hours. Crystal clear recommendations and therefore didn't need any follow up. Highly recommended recommend them if you need an employment lawyer!
Connor Summers
Connor Summers
Our business needed urgent legal advice for several employment law matters. Prosper Law’s employment contract lawyers were quick to respond, offered a fixed fee price for their legal services and were able to achieve a great result for our business. For any employers looking for a quality employment law firm, we highly recommend the team at Prosper Law.
Jane Gentle
Jane Gentle
If you are looking to hire a legal counsel on retainer, I highly recommend the Prosper Law legal team. Having engaged with Prosper at work over the past 5 months, I have found them to be great in-house lawyers and who know their stuff when it comes to contract reviews, employment law advice and marketing and consumer law… and they’re reasonably priced
Liam Devonshire
Liam Devonshire
I needed a business sale lawyer to help me sell my business on short notice. They drafted a business sale agreement for me. Courtney was quick to reply, explained the process to me and was great to deal with. If anyone is after a good M&A lawyer, definitely reach out to Prosper Law.
I needed the advice of a contract lawyer based in Sydney quickly for a difficult client contract. Farrah responded to my query very quickly and efficiently and helped me resolve the liability issue with the client in a very short time. I highly recommend her efficient and thorough service.
Chris Pearson
Chris Pearson
I contacted Prosper Law because I needed a contract lawyer in Brisbane for an issue with a building contract. Farrah and Micaela are experienced contract lawyers and were polite, professional, and provided my advice quickly. They provided me with a fixed fee quote with no hidden costs for the legal work and spoke to the QBCC on my behalf. Thank you to the Prosper Law team for giving me detailed advice that was good value and very helpful!!! Highly recommended and will be using them in the future for all my legal needs.
Highly recommended. They offered me reliable and useful legal advice free of charge. Thank you once again, Michael, for your service.
Vijesh cj
Vijesh cj
I approached Farrah with a query regarding my employment contract. She was patient in her dealings and took the time to read the contract fully and understand my side of the story before giving her legal advice. I am happy with my overall experience of working with Farrah.

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In-house Lawyer FAQs

Our packages depend on the kind of service and length of time you would like to engage us for. Our hourly rates start from $170 (plus GST) for ad hoc help and our retainers start from $1,000 plus GST per month.

Legal counsels provide legal support in a way that supports the business as well as management of risk. If you are finding that you are spending increasing amounts on private practice law firms, hiring a legal counsel may be a good option for your company.

We offer a broad range of legal services, including:

  • Contract reviews
  • Risk and compliance advice
  • Discovery and disclosure
  • Privacy and data
  • Modern slavery
  • Insurance disputes and advice
  • In-house training and seminars
  • Legal template development
  • eCommerce and marketing evaluation
  • Employment contract review and advice
  • Policy and procedure evaluation
  • Work health and safety law advice
  • Workplace investigations
  • Legal project management
  • General counsel duties
  • Company establishment
  • Due diligence for M&A
  • Trademarks and intellectual property
  • Assistance with commercial contractual matters

An in-house attorney can help in-house legal teams to manage their workload, fill gaps in employment and boost their range of legal expertise.

For businesses, having the comfort of fixed-fee legal advice is a cost effective way to get ongoing legal help.

Use experienced assistance to maintain flexibility with your in-house legal team, build internal relationships, and make the most of a diverse team.