In-House Legal Counsel

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: AU$130000 - AU$150000 per annum
REF: BBBH230847_1551853495

About the Role

The role will cover a broad range of supporting the business's legal needs which will cover Corporate Banking. This role will be directly reporting into the Chief Compliance Officer. This role will be Managing the Legal Department for an international bank which has a small footprint in Australia.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing, Designing and drafting legal, risk and compliance policies (both local and global), procedures and operating guidelines as and when required
  • Engage with the business to identify legal and regulatory issues
  • Advising on and assisting with the implementation of strategic business initiatives
  • you will provide commercially astute legal advice and services to all of areas of the Bank
  • Managing all corporate banking Legal legislation
  • Dealing with legal licensing requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • 3 years minimum post admission experience
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships with and earn the respect and trust of key stakeholders
  • Ability to explain legal issues clearly, concisely and persuasively
  • High level of professional and personal integrity
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated relationship-building skills, with a superior ability to make things happen using positive influence
  • Strong problem-solving skills; comfortable tackling complex problems and breaking these down into manageable pieces
  • Experience with Corporate Banking Law
  • Dealing with foreign banking legislation would be advantageous