Legal Counsel - Findex

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Closing On: Wednesday, 23rd October 2019
Category: Legal
Location: NSW
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

The Opportunity 

Located in our Sydney office, reporting into the General Counsel, the Legal Counsel is responsible for accurately and efficiently reviewing, drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts including technology, outsourcing, property and procurement.

 

With a risk management focus, you will assist and drive legal documentation review for various departments. You will work collaboratively with key stakeholders, external legal counsel and the wider business to assist with disputes, contract management, HR matters and general advisory. In addition, you will be involved in various projects, notably our active Mergers & Acquisitions program.

 
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Legal document review and approval process
  • Review, amend and administer execution of incoming contracts
  • Commercial and regulatory advice
  • Providing ongoing legal advice regarding legal implications of specific terms and conditions in existing contracts
  • Assist with the management of insurance renewals process
  • Dispute management
  • Assist Senior Counsel in the execution of acquisitions and/or divestments

 
What we are looking for:

  • 2-5 years PQE, ideally from within an in-house position of a large financial services or corporate environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law and Practising Certificate (Or be entitled to apply for one)
  • Demonstrated background in working with others to achieve common outcomes and/or goals
  • Experience in liaising with different stakeholders.
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as in a cross functional team 
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise a busy workload
  • A decisive approach to assessing legal risks and advising courses of action
  • Experience within financial services and exposure to risk management will be highly regarded

 
About Us

Are you ready for a one of a kind leadership career opportunity in a diverse and growing company? Do you want to be part of a community of likeminded professionals who are revolutionising the way financial services are delivered?


Look no further.


Findex has offices in every capital city of Australia over 110 locations and a network of more than 3,000 employees across Australia and New Zealand. Now, we’re searching for a new generation of talent who are motivated to help drive growth and innovation for our business.

At Findex we are committed to our employees. We offer development programs, further education, and exciting career progression opportunities, in addition to a thriving social culture that includes monthly activities and events.

So, are you ready to join one of Australia’s leading financial service firms?

 
Interested?

If you are interested in joining Findex, please apply with your cover letter and resume.

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