Senior Legal Counsel - Banking

  • Legal Counsel – Banking
  • Leading International Bank
  • In-House – Sydney  

Client Details

A leading International bank is seeking an experienced lawyer to join their global markets legal team. This will be working on a broad range of market matters across a variety of sectors. Reporting into the General Counsel this role plays an integral part of providing legal advice to senior management and all group functions locally and Internationally.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Reviewing derivative master agreements including ISDAs/GMRAs/GMSLAs
  • Reviewing trade documentation including novation agreements/confirmations
  • Providing general advice on legal and regulatory developments, operational projects and implementation of legal policies
  • Reviewing/negotiating general finance documentation including bilateral/syndicated/club loans and security documentation
  • Supporting the General Counsel in the management of legal risk
  • Working closely with the business and keeping them updated of material legal issues or developments and their implications.


Key Requirements:

• Ideally have between 4-6 years PQE gained from a top-tier law firm or in-house organisation 
• You will have strong derivatives and global markets experience
• Previous banking and finance transactional experience would also be advantageous
• Proven ability to manage competing priorities across a diverse portfolio from complex through to standard matters.
• Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with the ability to build credibility with business teams and other stakeholders.


Job Offer

In return this opportunity  provides development opportunities and exposure to a broad cross section of the bank’s businesses.

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