Legal Counsel - Bank of Queensland

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

Job Description:

  • Brand new role - Exceptional development opportunity within BOQ
  • Brisbane based role – Gasworks Head Office
  • Opportunity to progress an in-house legal career within the banking industry

About Us

BOQ is passionate about providing opportunities for you to develop your career as we continuously adapt and deliver in a transformational and collaborative environment with a strong focus on community.

We support a flexible workplace and we are committed to an inclusive and diverse culture where differences are embraced!

About The Role

Supporting a Senior Legal Counsel and wider Legal team, you will be responsible for providing legal support to the Retail division on disputes and litigation. This will include the provision of advice across a broad range of areas including:

  • Litigation and disputes which includes legal issues on customer complaints, compliance and privacy matters including possible data breaches, franchising disputes and managing employment disputes with external counsel
  • Retail banking matters which includes Product (drafting terms and conditions and advising on new product launches, Marketing (approval of all marketing and advertising) and Franchising (documenting all franchising transactions including renewals, purchases, variations, hold overs and terminations and provides on-going support).

You will also be required to appropriately manage relationships with external counsel including cost management.

About You

This position requires you to be admitted as a legal practitioner in Australia and have proven experience in private practice. You will be ready for the next step in your career by joining an in-house Legal team who can provide the mentorship required to further grow and develop your skillset. As the Legal Counsel, you will be required to work autonomously as well as part of a close-knit team. Financial services experience would be advantageous but is not required.

About Our Benefits

  • Discounted financial products
  • Purchase annual leave
  • BUPA Corporate Plan
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Mentoring and leadership programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - MyCoach for Individuals and People Leaders
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Gym discounts and much more!

How To Apply

To apply for this role please follow the links, alternatively you can view the role on our Careers Page.

The Bank of Queensland is committed to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

BOQ is a member of the Australian Bankers’ Association and has subscribed to the Conduct Background Check Protocol (Protocol). Under the Protocol, from 1 October 2017, BOQ will contact any previous employer/s who are also part of this association to provide a Conduct Check of any potential employee.

If you are successful for a role with the Bank of Queensland, it is a condition of employment that background screening is completed to ensure that the Bank complies with its obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Act. These checks may include, but are not limited to: identity, verification, reference checks, criminal background checks, immigration checks, verification of academic qualifications, bankruptcy checks.

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