Senior Legal Counsel, Group Governance

 

Senior Legal Counsel, Group Governance

  • Sydney
Our client is seeking an experienced lawyer to provide advice in relation to front-end issues in respect of wealth advice.

This newly created role will be responsible for:

  • advising on and assisting with wealth advice, product and regulatory matters
  • drafting advice to key stakeholders
  • liaising with the business in relation to impacts
  • conducting investigations to determine appropriateness of advice
  • proactively identifying legal risks to the business
  • providing advice in relation to investigations and customer remediation activities across the business unit
  • communicating with Corporate, Regulatory and Government affairs
  • assisting in the preparation of responses to ASIC notices

Candidates must have previous demonstrable experience in:

  • providing advice to financial institutions in relation to legal, regulatory and reputation risk
  • providing advice in relation to wealth products and on banking and financial services regulation law

Candidates will ideally have a background in superannuation, financial advice, insurance and/or managed funds with previous experience in private and/or corporate legal practice with a particular emphasis on financial services regulation and wealth management.

This role will suit lawyers at around the 6-9 years PQE range. Candidates must be admitted to practice in Australia with a current practising certificate.

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