Conflicts Advisor

  • Location

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Sophia Wynter

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


The Company:

A globally renowned law firm with one of the best-regarded Conflicts teams in Sydney.

The Role:

  • Analysing and advising the global partnership on issues associated with taking on business;
  • Ensuring that the firm meets its obligations to clients and regulators;
  • Providing advice on professional conduct in the context of new business;
  • Conducting legal research on new instructions;
  • Updating conflict management systems;
  • Communicating with Partners on legal and commercial issues;
  • Advising on information barriers and drafting consent wording and terms;
  • Liaising with the Risk Advisory Team to resolve AML, ABC, Sanctions and other risk/reputational issues arising from new instructions.

The Candidate:

  • Knowledge of professional conduct and client care (conflicts, confidentiality, information barriers etc.);
  • Understand the fundamentals of disputes, and of finance and corporate transactions;
  • Knowledge of the ASCR, OFR and SRA Code of Conduct;
  • Capable of handling high pressure legal/corporate environments;
  • Strong interpersonal skills (the role requires advising C-suite or legal professionals on commercial decisions).

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