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Legal Counsel

Hays Legal

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Work type
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Your new company

Hays Legal have partnered with a leading fixed-income funds management business as they look to add a Legal Counsel & Company Secretary to the team. This company has moved out of the start-up phase and now has over $6 billion under management.

Your new role

Will see you advising on legal, company secretarial and compliance requirements for the Australian and UK operations. Responsibilities include;

  • Reviewing and negotiating contracts, IMA's and engagement letters.
  • Providing oversight on compliance and regulatory requirements (domestic and international).
  • Working with with Chief Risk Officer on frameworks, policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in company secretarial matters and advising the Board.
  • Advising on regulatory engagement and requirements.
  • Working with external firms and advisors.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Australian legal qualifications and a current Australian practising certificate.
  • 2+ years post-admission legal experience either in-house or with a leading-tier law firm.
  • Experience in either financial services regulatory, funds or Corporate M&A.
  • An interest in financial markets and investments.
  • A desire to work closely with executive and leadership teams.

What you'll get in return

This is an exciting growth opportunity for a funds or corporate lawyer where you will be a trusted advisor to executives and the Board. This business is currently in a very exciting growth phase and it is a great time to join. As the team grows, there is opportunity to move into a General Counsel role and lead a team. There is a competitive package and bonus on offer for the right candidate.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV (in Microsoft Word format), or email [email protected] or call Caitlin on (02) 9049 6961.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job details
Date posted
13 May 2021
Category
Legal
Occupation
Compliance, Risk & Fraud
Base pay
$100k - $170k
Work type
Permanent
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Sector
Private Business

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