Senior Legal Counsel
Location Sydney CBD
Consultant Danielle Daquino
Date posted 13 March 2017
Our client is a growing organisation with a strong focus on its growth strategy. We have been mandated to find a Senior Lawyer with excellent experience and proven track record in the financial services space. You would be responsible for supporting the Australian business and other locations across the Asia Pacific region. This role will see you work across the business and legal divisions, provide advice to key stakeholders and manage the legal risk for the business.
Our client is represented in over 30 markets as it continues to invest in and build its global business. The legal team is committed to attracting and retaining top tier talent.
This blue-chip institution provides lawyers with excellent opportunities for growth, exposure to the wider business and strives to reward excellence.
The role is part of the transactional and institutional banking division.
You will be working closely with the Head of Legal and a number of other lawyers in the immediate team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying potential legal issues, providing business-orientated solutions and working with a range of clients. We are seeking a lawyer who is a team player, but is able to work independently and assess risks across a variety of transactions.
You will have:
- 5 + PQE experience;
- Been Admitted as a Solicitor of Australia;
- Experience from a national or international banking practice or previous in-house experience;
- The drive and willingness to work across the business;
- An ability to work with internal and external stakeholders; and
- Strong people skills.
This is a unique opportunity for a senior lawyer to transition in-house with a tier one institution. These opportunities are few and far between in the current market.
To apply please click apply or call Danielle Daquino on 02 8289 3169 for a confidential discussion.