Senior Legal Counsel Senior Legal Counsel …

Michael Page
in Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 May 20
Competitive
Michael Page
in Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 May 20
Competitive
Michael Page
We have the pleasure to partner with a leading luxury automotive brand who are currently seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to join the team. This is a permanent full time position, offering exclusive company benefits, and plenty of room for career development.

If you want to join this dynamic team that is continually driving towards the future, an exciting opportunity now exists for Senior Legal Counsel at their head office in Mulgrave.

Job Description

The Senior Legal Counsel reports directly to the Head of Legal, Risk & Strategy and provides support primarily to the Group Financial Services.

The Senior Legal Counsel develops and provides advice, guidance, solutions and processes to achieve effective and efficient risk identification and management adding value to the continued growth and development of the business. The key responsibilities include:

  • National Consumer Credit Protection Act: In relation to relevant legal issues, liaising with ASIC and providing guidance and advice on the rights and obligations under the NCCP Act including reviewing internal processes and template documentation (critical requirement).
  • PPSA: Providing legal advice with regard to personal property securities registrations and security arrangements generally (critical requirement).
  • Drafting of standardised contractual documentation and reviewing and negotiating contracts generally.
  • Legal analysis and advice to the Board of Directors.
  • Advertising: Review of advertising material that is outside applicable guidelines.
  • Products: Evaluating new product offerings to ensure compliance with legal obligations.
  • AML: Provide legal advice with regard to AML.
  • Privacy: Provide advice and guidance to the business and support Compliance in order to satisfy regulatory and company requirements.
  • Compliance: Provide advice and guidance to Compliance team on matters of law falling within the scope of Compliance.
  • Dispute resolution / IDR and EDR: Provide legal support for cases.

The Successful Applicant

The perfect candidate for this role is a 5-7 year banking and finance lawyer. We are ideally looking for the following:

  • Desire to support a fast-paced business in a collaborative and constructive way.
  • Experience with alternative legal technology and legal process automation.
  • 5 + years' experience as practicing lawyer within a firm or in a corporate environment.
  • Experience with NCCP, AML & Privacy Acts.
  • Understanding of regulatory compliance frameworks.
  • Experience working with the Ombudsman and regulators.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to present findings in a concise and meaningful way.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Bachelor's degree in law or equivalent. Also advantageous is degree in Banking, Finance, Corporate Finance, Securities Law.

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to join a passionate group of people and learn from a highly experienced and inclusive global team. Other benefits include: health & wellbeing programme, subsidised 24/7 gym with PT and group fitness classes, subsidised cafe, on-site parking, annual spend on company merchandise and discounts on vehicles for purchase.

Company Overview

Michael Page has four decades of expertise in professional services recruitment. We were established in London in 1976, and over this period we've grown organically to become one of the best-known and most respected consultancies, with an office network spanning six continents.

While size has its advantages, it doesn't define us - the nature of our organic growth means that each new office is integrated into the region that it serves. It also means that as an employer looking to hire, or as a candidate aiming to grow your career you have the best of both worlds; a team that understands the market and geography you operate in, plus the resources and expertise of an international network at your disposal.

Our teams are broken down to focus on industry, assignment type, salary level and location, so your hiring requirements or job search will all be handled by a specialist who knows your sector inside-out. We are confident that our expertise can add value to your recruitment or job search process.

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