Legal Counsel - Assembly

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Closing On: Wednesday, 29th May 2019
Category: Legal
Location: VIC
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

Who We Are:

It’s exciting times here at Assembly, being the world’s most flexible payments platform, ours is the only end to end solution that lets you accept, manage and disburse payments in any way you can imagine.  We go beyond payments to remove the complexity for people that operate in the physical and digital worlds. Simple, unified, commerce helps deliver outstanding experiences via any channel while removing the associated management and maintenance burdens.

We are ranked in the top 10 start-ups for attracting Talent and continue to experience growth with over 130 staff across our key offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Manila.​

What you’ll do:

Due to continued growth, we have an opportunity for a legal counsel to lead our Legal function. This is a great opportunity for a lawyer looking to step up and join a fast-paced start-up. This will be a diverse and varied role where you will be working on a broad range of matters.  In joining us at Assembly Payments you will find yourself involved in the following:

  • Drafting and negotiating customer, supplier and partnership agreements
  • Providing regulatory advice (Privacy Act, Spam Act, Corps Act, Competition and Consumer Act, AML/CTF Act)
  • Managing our risk and compliance team to implement policies for the business and reduce risk
  • Conducting internal training to educate the business on how to implement a robust legal and compliance framework
  • Working with external counsel and regulatory bodies
  • Assisting with corporate governance
  • Company secretarial responsibilities​

Whom do we want:

This role will suit a FinTech enthusiast who enjoys working to high levels of autonomy, accountability and takes ownership of tasks while prioritising their workload. To be successful in this position you have been admitted as a lawyer in Australia and should have a minimum of five years PQE where you may have trained in a top tier firm.  Financial services experience would be highly regarded. You will need to have an inquisitive mind and an aptitude for detail. Analytical thinking would ensure you can succeed in this role.​

What do we offer:

You will be joining an awesome team based in Melbourne, who collaborate and support each other and are committed to our values with a focus on customers, excellence, ownership, curiosity and empathy.  You will enjoy a fast-paced environment where you will be undertaking challenging work. We are committed to offering opportunities and an environment where our people are set up for success.

Assembly is an equal opportunity for the employer that’s committed to creating a diverse environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this role without bias to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

Learn more about Assembly Payments here: www.assemblypayments.com

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