General Counsel

  • Location

    Sydney CBD, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to AU$200000 per annum + bonus

  • Contact:

    Olivia Courtney

  • Contact email:

    oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au

  • Job ref:

    OCO/654627_1548033986

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-20

  • Consultant:

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A rapidly growing lending business, headquartered overseas with operations in Sydney, is recruiting for a General Counsel.

The role

  • Provide legal advice and support to all business units on legal, regulatory, contractual and compliance matters.
  • Build and maintain effective, constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholder groups.
  • Support the CEO, CFO and Head of Risk in managing relationships with key external stakeholders.
  • Manage the ongoing development and revision of legal agreements and documents including loan documentation across all products.
  • Draft legal papers, contracts, agreements, and other legal documents as required.
  • Support the Chief Risk Officer in maintaining the risk management infrastructure.

About you

  • Minimum 8 years PAE, with experience gained from both private practice and in-house.
  • Ideally you will have knowledge of and an interest in developments in the financial services regulatory space.
  • Superior technical legal knowledge and ability to provide high level strategic, operational, policy and legal advice.
  • Confidence managing multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.

If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send an updated CV to Olivia Courtney by emailing oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au or call 0292369000.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.