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Senior Legal Counsel - Funds

Hays | Legal


Base pay $250k+
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
Hays Legal have partnered with leading investment company that is undergoing significant growth in their funds business. Since its launch in 2010, the company has grown to capture a primary portion of the Australian market share, with over 60 products on offer and more than $23 billion in assets under management. As a result of continued growth, they are now looking to add a Senior Legal Counsel into their Legal & Compliance team in Sydney.

Your new role
Reporting into the General Counsel & Head of Compliance, this role will see you supporting and having exposure to stakeholders across the entire organisation and therefore being involved in a variety of work.

This will include:

  • product/fund establishment, structuring and management;
  • managing the due diligence process and preparing offer documents;
  • liaison with key regulators;
  • negotiating commercial contracts and agreements;
  • reviewing advertising and marketing materials;
  • assisting with compliance matters; and
  • keeping up to date with regulatory reforms and changes.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a motivated and passionate lawyer with 10-14 years' PAE with a focus on funds management and a strong working knowledge of Chapters 5C & 7 of the Corporations Act. You will have a commercial approach when applying your strong problem solving skills and a proven ability to build and maintain excellent stakeholder relationships in a fast paced and dynamic setting.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will join a growing organisation known for their dynamic and innovative products. You will have the chance to work closely with all business functions and executives and be exposed to a broad range of legal and compliance matters. You will have the opportunity to work autonomously while being well supported by a very collegiate and friendly team. There is competitive remuneration on offer and a great work-life balance (with the opportunity to work from home).

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV (in MS word format). Alternatively you can email Tina Kokkalis at tina.kokkalis@hays.com.au or call her on (02) 8226 9664 for a confidential discussion.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Pay comparison
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Above avg. range
$200k - $250k+
Market average
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Job details
Date posted
15 Jan 2022
Category
Legal
Occupation
Commercial & Corporate Law
Above avg.
$250k+
Contract type
Permanent
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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