In-house Legal Counsel | Financial services/Regulatory Lawyer

  • Location

    Melbourne CBD, Victoria

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Elisa Armiento

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    EA 648747_1544062627

  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Our client is a global investment management company. They are looking to add a financial services lawyer to their talented legal team on a contract until March/April 2020.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the business, particularly in relation to the development and management of investment funds;
  • Drafting, reviewing and maintaining various legal documentation, including fund constituent documents such as scheme constitutions and PDSs, contracts, advice, board papers, distribution and marketing agreements;
  • Monitoring and advising on regulatory change and regulatory issues related to product disclosure, sales and marketing, privacy and general financial services laws;
  • Supporting the compliance team and the business in developing frameworks and policies to manage legal risk and comply with regulatory requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least 6 years' experience in financial services
  • Strong financial services regulatory experience is a must
  • A background in funds/wealth management is ideal; alternatively those with a superannuation or retail banking background will be considered
  • Knowledge in Chapter 7 and Chapter 5C of the Corporations Act, particularly the regulation governing the distribution of products and services to retail clients;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with key stakeholders

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Elisa Armiento on 03 8610 8400 or e-mail For a full review of our active roles, please visit our website at