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Hays Legal
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Legal
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Legal
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Advise executive on legal, company secretarial and compliance. High-growth fixed-income funds company.
Your new company

Hays Legal have partnered with a leading fixed-income funds management business as they look to add a Legal Counsel & Company Secretary to the team. This company has moved out of the start-up phase and now has over $6 billion under management.

Your new role

Will see you advising on legal, company secretarial and compliance requirements for the Australian and UK operations. Responsibilities include;
  • Reviewing and negotiating contracts, IMA's and engagement letters.
  • Providing oversight on compliance and regulatory requirements (domestic and international).
  • Working with with Chief Risk Officer on frameworks, policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in company secretarial matters and advising the Board.
  • Advising on regulatory engagement and requirements.
  • Working with external firms and advisors.
What you'll need to succeed
  • Australian legal qualifications and a current Australian practising certificate.
  • 2+ years post-admission legal experience either in-house or with a leading-tier law firm.
  • Experience in either financial services regulatory, funds or Corporate M&A.
  • An interest in financial markets and investments.
  • A desire to work closely with executive and leadership teams.
What you'll get in return

This is an exciting growth opportunity for a funds or corporate lawyer where you will be a trusted advisor to executives and the Board. This business is currently in a very exciting growth phase and it is a great time to join. As the team grows, there is opportunity to move into a General Counsel role and lead a team. There is a competitive package and bonus on offer for the right candidate.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV (in Microsoft Word format), or email or call Christie on (02) 9049 6966

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Company Overview

About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in over 40 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 20,000 temporaries and contractors.

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