Regional Senior Legal Counsel

The opportunity

Our client, a leading financial services organisation is seeking a Regional Senior Legal Counsel to work with the Asia Pacific legal team and the local senior management team to advise on a broad range of legal issues across the region.

About you

A Senior Lawyer with solid commercial experience in-house in financial services.

Key Responsibility

  • Draft and negotiate a broad range of agreements such as confidentiality agreements, memoranda of understanding, sale and purchase agreements (technology), service agreements, consultancy and contractor agreements and client incentive agreements.
  • Provide strategic and business focused advice to applicable areas of country and functional business units on a wide range of legal matters, including employment law, competition law, intellectual property law, privacy law and general commercial law.
  • Participate as the "legal department" representative on various project teams, steering committees and panels.
  • Translating external legal advice into practical business solutions.
  • Assisting with company secretarial matters across the region.

Ideal candidate

  • Minimum 12 years PAE with experience from both private practice and in-house
  • Knowledge of the competition and regulatory space would be highly regarded
  • Solid commercial background, having worked across IP, IT, privacy and competition
  • Knowledge of retail/consumer finance and the regulatory landscape would be highly regarded
  • International experience would also be advantageous as would previous management experience

 

If you are interested in being considered please send an updated CV to Olivia Courtney by emailing oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au or call 0292369000.

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