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Senior Lawyer - 12 month Contract

Westpac Banking Corporation Sydney, Australia
Posted 1 day ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Lawyer - 12 month Contract
Job Description

  • Opportunity for experienced Lending Lawyer
  • Available full-time or part-time for the right candidate
  • Sydney based team, welcoming candidates from across Australia to apply

How will I help?

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Lending Lawyer to join a talented and high-performing team. As a Senior Lawyer, you will help the Westpac Group and our business partners deliver great outcomes for our customers and achieve their goals through exceptional legal advice and services, risk and management and leadership behaviours.

Senior Lawyers apply a breadth and/or depth of expertise in the law and/or the Group and work independently on complex matters with senior business stakeholders to achieve business goals. Senior Lawyers also contribute to the leadership, knowledge management, operational effectiveness and culture of the Practice Group and Legal Function.

Senior Lawyers will consult with The Group Executive, General Counsel, PGHs and Practice Leaders as appropriate and perform the role consistently with the Legal Advice Protocol and Legal Capability Framework.

Your key accountabilities will include:
  • Advising on legal risks associated with complex regulatory matters impacting Business Lending and Private Wealth
  • Contributing to the strategic and operational performance of the Legal function by contributing new ideas and initiatives; developing 'house views', function-wide improvements, and knowledge sharing
  • Partnering with our internal business partners to advise on legal issues, and building and maintaining relationships
  • Driving a continuous improvement culture, and encouraging and fostering an environment of innovation and creative thinking

What's in it for me?

You'll play an important and significant part in the future of a business that has been around for over 200 years. We'll back you in the development of your career, with internal career prospects and flexible working.

What do I need?

We are seeking a Senior Lawyer (with 10+ years' Post admission experience, holding unrestricted Australian practicing certificate), with the following skills and experience:
  • A history of high performance within Legal
  • Deep financial services experience, in a large corporate or private practice environment
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of legal and regulatory duties, obligations and requirements related to Business Lending and Private Wealth
  • Excellent understanding of key trends and drivers in financial services
  • Solutions-focused with strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills

What's it like to work there?

We aim to provide one big, supportive team of people to help us achieve our purpose of creating better futures together. Working with us you'll discover new ways of working, and an exciting range of roles to showcase your skills. As an equal opportunity employer, we're proud to have created a culture where people can be their best, in an environment that values diversity and flexibility. And one where everyone belongs.

How do I Apply?

Start here. Select the APPLY or APPLY NOW button.

At Westpac we are committed to providing a supportive culture and creating diverse, inclusive, and accessible workplaces, branches, products and services for our customers, employees, and community. This role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, genders, sexual orientation, cultural backgrounds, people with disability, neurodiverse individuals, and Indigenous Australians to apply. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please email talentacquisition@westpac.com.au.

Do you need reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process?

We can provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability and/or neurodiversity. If you require an adjustment to be made during the recruitment process at any stage, please call 1800 655 592 Option 2.3 or email talentacquisition@westpac.com.au
Job ID  300001736205032
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