An opportunity to be part of a growing team where you’ll be a senior legal advisor on a broad range of matters across the business.
You will report into the Chief Legal Officer and be part of a team that works closely with the business to support its growth and take on a high level of responsibility and autonomy as well as be a strategic advisor to the business.
The team supports the wider business and engages regularly with senior level stakeholders and is focused on providing advice to the business that is commercially pragmatic as well as technically excellent.
You will have a solid background in providing commercially practical legal advice, with a focus on financial services law / regulation / funds, corporate and technology operations in APAC, contract negotiation, the drafting and review of legal documentation, and company secretarial/corporate governance matters.
You will have a high level of commercial acumen and a proactive mindset and be comfortable engaging with internal and external senior stakeholders. You will be passionate about the technology sector and be competent negotiating and advising on a range of agreements and transactions.
The ideal candidate will have the appropriate level of post-qualification experience (5-8 years’ PQE) and have relevant private practice and/or in-house experience in the Financial Services and/or Corporate sectors. Commercial/industry experience is desirable. More specifically:
- Commercial experience as a lawyer with M&A and/or financial services law exposure, preferably in superannuation and managed investment schemes or general corporate and funds
- Thorough knowledge of contracts and commercial law principles and practices
- In depth knowledge of Australian laws and regulations, particularly the financial services industry and corresponding corporate regulatory environment
- Proven ability to provide strong advisory and drafting support within a Legal team