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Head of Legal

Job Seekers Australia Risk & Compliance Financial Services

Job Summary

  • Sydney CBD
  • Permanent
  • BBBH775452
  • Apr 13, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Dynamic and commercial lawyer from 'Responsible Entity' funds needed from Corporate and/or M&A, UCITS/US funds experience

The Organisation

This global entity has high-net worth and retail clients and are managing investments for a number of blue-chip international clients. Operating in an entrepreneurial environment their company ethos lies around aligning their interests with clients. Internally, the CEO is driving a dynamic culture fostering a 'growth' mindset. As an institution, they are also squarely focused on responsible investments and environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations.

Purpose of the role

This pivotal hire for the organisation, will be a sole contributor and key person with the purpose of working in partnership with the business across all legal issues facing the business - from corporate and regulatory matters to being part of the team to execute on the strategy to grow the business. A crucial part of this role is to effectively communicate the legal risks and issues and to develop sound and commercial solutions to enable management and the Boards to make informed decisions to meet their legal obligations and

manage legal risks within the firm's risk appetite.

Together with the relevant teams, you will provide legal review of investment management agreements, product disclosure statements, prospectus, application forms and other fund and investment related documentation.

The Applicant

Key to your successful application will be your prior experience in advising on Responsible Entity obligations under the Corporations Act and relevant constitutions, and drafting Board papers providing the legal analysis on such obligations.

This is a senior position and we are seeking 10+ years post admission experience ideally from an asset manager and financial services ideally with Corporate, M&A, UCITS and US funds experience.

Above all, you will have the ability to manage multiple matters and stakeholders, both internal and external, and build robust and effective working relationships.

This is an excellent opportunity to have broad visibility across the organisation, be an individual and go to person for legal matters, working with inspiring leaders and a dynamic leadership team.

For a confidential discussion please contact Maria Konstantinou on 0411 157 525. To be considered for this opportunity please APPLY NOW to express your interest promptly.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Maria Konstantinou
  • Manager
  • +61 (0)2 8986 3151