Legal Counsel/Senior Legal Counsel - Funds

Posted 27 July 2022
Salary$180000 - $220000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLegal, Risk & Compliance

Job description

  • Legal Counsel/Senior Legal Counsel
  • Leading International Investment Manager 
  •  High profile, corporate funds transactions

Client Details

This leading Investment Management Organisation is seeking an experienced lawyer to join its growing Legal team based in Sydney. Reporting into the General Counsel  and Company Secretary you will assist in providing legal advice and solutions across the group. This will involve working closely with a number of different business stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity to be an integral part of an expanding, dynamic business.


The key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Providing commercially relevant legal advice on the establishment of new investment structures and the management of existing funds and bespoke products
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing a wide range of legal agreements including investment management agreements,
  • Advising the business and senior executives on a range of legal and regulatory issues and proactively managing legal risk
  • Advise on general employment law, intellectual property law and privacy law related matters.
  • Where required, working with external law firms to deliver major product and/or corporate initiatives
  • Assisting in the delivery of company secretarial and corporate legal advisory services to the Boards
  • Mentor and develop junior team members.


  • Ideally a minimum 6 years PQE working for a top tier law firm or in-house organisation
  • Experience across funds management with a strong knowledge of Australian financial services law
  • Exposure to offshore fund structures
  • Outstanding organisational skills and the ability to prioritise deadlines
  • Pro-active and positive attitude and ability to thrive in a fast paced growth orientated environment
  • Enjoy working in a collegiate team environment

Job Offer

This is a fantastic opportunity for a first time move in house or an in house lawyer seeking to take their career to the next level.

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