Legal Counsel – Funds

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

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 or call 0292369015.

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

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