Legal Counsel - Financial Services
Inhouse Legal Counsel position. up to 18 months fixed term contract. Mortgages - Home Loans/Asset Finance/Consumer credit.
Provide key Legal Advice This international Mortgages and Asset Finance organisation has had significant growth in the last 10 years implementing many key changes to make it the market leader in its sector. Reporting to the General Counsel you will be part of an inhouse legal team that works with some of the best people in the market. This role has plenty of scope to support your current legal counsel background within the lucrative Mortgages home loans sector.
This role will be to use your legal background to provide accurate legal advice and counsel to the organisation working across multiple divisions in the areas of consumer and commercial credit This position is a fixed term contract up to 18 months Responsibilities include: Provide legal advice in relation to a range of business and regulatory matters including contracts, regulatory and licensing Provide legal advice in the area of litigation and disputes Advisory work in due diligence Work with the legal team in the areas of drafting, reviewing and negotiation Work closely with the Risk & Compliance division in terms of regulatory requirements Assist GC with maintenance of company records and registers and filing of documents Key to this role will be your ability to work in an in house legal environment, working closely with key stakeholders and be a self starter. This is an opportunity to use your legal background preferably from within the Mortgages, personal loans and Asset Finance. Your knowledge of the consumer credit sector is highly regarded The successful candidate will be from a similar sector.
A preference would be made towards Mortgages /Lending sector. You will also have excellent written and communication skills, be able to work under your own initiative and are results driven. Need a knowledge base in consumer credit Act, Privacy Act, competition laws Also need to be able to work and engage with senior stakeholders in the business and externally Ideally you have spent time in a top law firm Please note this is a fixed term contract up to 18 months If you would like to find out more about the role and organisation and feel you have the right skills, please call James Rennie on 0422660094, for a confidential discussion.