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Senior Legal Counsel

  • Senior Legal Counsel
  • Corporate/Commercial 
  • In-House – Financial Services


Client Details

A leading financial services organisation is seeking a legal counsel to join their group legal team. Reporting into the Head of Risk and Compliance this role plays an integral part of providing legal advice to senior management and all group functions. The role of the Legal counsel will involve ensuring the group is protected through timely and accurate legal advice.

 

Description 

Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts with partners and suppliers
  • Drafting and negotiating regulatory and licensing matters in relation  financial services
  • Providing legal advice in relation to development of new products and services
  • Assisting with the management of litigation and disputes
  • Supporting the Risk and Compliance teams with legislative and regulatory changes
  • Assisting the General Counsel with ad hoc legal matters as they arise including digital/ tech initiatives


Profile

Key Requirements;
 
  • Ideally a minimum of 5-7 years PQE gained within a leading law firm or in-house organisation
  • Experience across one of the following areas banking and finance, financial services, corporate and commercial
  • Exposure to mortgage services or insurance would be viewed favourably
  • Superior negotiating and relationship building skills
  • Proven ability to work across competing deadlines
  • Enjoy working as part of a collegiate team.


Job Offer

If you are a driven and positive individual who is looking for their next challenge or first role in-house this could be the move 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 on 0434 294 665.