General Counsel

  • Location

    Sydney CBD, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to AU$200000 per annum + bonus

  • Contact:

    Olivia Courtney

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


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 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.