Legal Counsel – Funds

  • Location
    Sydney CBD, New South Wales
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Financial Services (In-house)
  • Expiry Date
    2022-12-16

The Opportunity

Unique opportunity for a junior – mid level Lawyer who is seeking their first role in-house with a well established asset management business.

About You

You will be 2-5 years PAE with legal experience working in funds, superannuation or financial services from a well regarded law firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft and review fund related documentation, including trust deeds, PDSs, information memoranda, investor notices and marketing materials.
  • Negotiating contracts such as investment management agreements.
  • Providing transaction support for joint venture and other M&A transactions.
  • Assisting the Head of Legal with Company Secretarial support, including regulatory filings.
  • Assisting the business with implementing local, regional and group related projects.

Ideal Candidate

  • 2-5 years post admission experience from a leading law firm in funds, superannuation and financial services.
  • Knowledge of regulation relating to funds management is highly desirable as is knowledge of Chapter 5C provisions, including fund establishment and maintenance.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks as well as being able to work well as part of a team.
  • Pro-active self-starter with a positive attitude.

If you are interested in being considered please send your CV to Olivia Courtney by emailing oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au or call 0292369015.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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