Legal Counsel B&F

  • Legal Counsel – Banking & Finance
  • International Bank
  • Sydney – Flexible Workplace

Client Details

A leading International bank is seeking an experienced lawyer to join their group legal team.
The role will be supporting the General Counsel and legal team to provide legal advice across a number of business units. This opportunity offers the chance to be an integral part of a high performing and collegiate legal team.


Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Providing legal advice, guidance and transactional support to teams including Structured Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate Banking, Mid Market Enterprise Banking and International Subsidiary Banking
  • Supporting the General Counsel with regulatory and remediation initiatives in relation to legal risks arising out of the commercial banking business
  • Identifying, formulating, and communicating strategic policies, procedures and controls to ensure that the Group’s exposure to legal risk is effectively managed.
  • Keeping the business and the General Counsel updated on material legal issues and developments.
  • Mentoring and assisting junior lawyers. 

Key Requirements:
  • Ideally a minimum of 5 years PQE gained from a leading law firm or in-house organisation
  • In-house experience with a leading financial institution preferred
  • Knowledge of the Australian banking and financial services legal regime
  • Strong banking and finance transactional experience ideally with exposure to complex syndicated/club lending transactions
  • Derivatives experience favorable but not essential
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Highly organised and motivated

Job Offer

If you are a driven and positive individual who is looking for their next challenge in a Global Bank this could be the next step for you. Offering a diverse legal workload in a supportive team environment.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Suzie Large 0434 294 665.