Bank of Queensland
Newstead

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Current opportunitites with Bank of Queensland

Legal Counsel
Created 20 Feb 2018
Sydney | per hour
Top skills desired
Lawyer
Law
Legal Drafting
Legal Counsel
Finance
banking
Project description

An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Counsel to join the team on a 12 month maternity leave contract. In this role, you will be an integral part of the Corporate & Commercial Legal team servicing multiple business units across the Bank.

As the Legal Counsel you will be responsible for all of the legal needs including:

  • Providing foresight and protection for the company against legal risks
  • Analysing proposed and established legislation, prepares legal documents, and reviews company policies
  • Advising management on legal matters and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws
  • Reviewing cases related to legal, corporate and regulatory matters and provides advice in a variety of policies, practices, procedures and trends
  • Drafting agreements and negotiates with clients and service providers.
  • Drafting legal and corporate policies and procedures
  • Liaising with outside counsel
  • Identifying gaps in process and procedures and make recommendations for continuous improvement
  • You will also assist with other matters for the BOQ Group when required.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have the below skills, knowledge and experience:

  • At least 5 years PQE, from private practice or Inhouse
  • Strong commercial and corporate legal skillset
  • Banking and Finance experience (asset financing experience in particular will be looked on favourably)
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Proven experience in contract negotiation and drafting
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to engage in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships;

Whilst all applicants will be carefully considered, we will only be able to personally contact you if short-listed for an interview.