Senior Legal Counsel

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: AU$160000 - AU$180000 per annum + Bonus
REF: BBBH235740_1567748964

About the Role

The role will cover a broad range of supporting the business's legal needs which will cover superannuation and managed investment schemes. This role will be directly reporting into the Head of Legal.

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 Legislation reforms
  • Drafting commercial agreements
  • Dealing with legal licensing requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • 6+ years relevant experience as a qualified lawyer.
  • 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 practicing within a financial services institution