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Head of Legal – Asset Management

In-House Financial Services - Sydney - 2 weeks ago
Salary: Enquire
Period: Permanent / Full Time

Job Summary:

Head of Legal for Australia with a large investment bank. Need someone with 8+ years experience in Asset Management.

Description:

We're working with an international financial services firm that are looking to hire a Head of Legal in Australia. This is a really exciting opportunity to be an integral member a high performing legal team as part of the wider business.
  
The Company
They are one of the world's largest financial services firm and operate across a number of business divisions. They have a strong presence in all of the major financial locations across the globe. 
  
The Role
The Head of Legal will be responsible for the following:
  • Advising on all key legal and regulatory requirements associated with funds management;
  • Advising the business on structuring, disclosure and maintenance for investment funds;
  • Providing comprehensive and wide ranging legal support to relevant functions;
  • Advising the company on resolutions of internal operational risks.
The Requirements
This role would suit an experienced funds management lawyer, currently working in-house within a similar role or in a top tier private practice firm. Some key requirements include:
  • Admission as a solicitor in Australia with 8+ years PQE;
  • Strong product knowledge and experience in advising responsible entity and trustee of funds;
  • A demonstrated ability to work autonomously and under pressure of legal and regulatory issues
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills;
  • A dedicated team player that is collaborative and dynamic in their approach to legal work;
  • Strong time management skills and a demonstrated ability to be able to effectively prioritise work as required.
If this role sounds interesting, please apply directly or send a copy of your CV to jake.hayden-smith@beacon-legal.com.au
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