Consulting lawyer - Banking & Finance / Derivatives and Structured Finance
The career you want without compromise Peerpoint is looking to add to its financial services panel in Australia to match demand from leading financial institutions. These roles will suit highly-skilled and self-driven (common law qualified) lawyers with top tier technical experience in: general banking / corporate finance; derivatives / OTC derivatives regulation; structured finance / leveraged finance; financial markets compliance implementation; funds and investment management; or project and infrastructure finance. Key requirements A right to work and reside in Australia Qualified to practice in Australia â€“ unrestricted â€“ and willingness to set up an Incorporated Legal Practice or engage on a contractual basis A minimum of four years' post-qualification experience at a top tier law firm in your area of expertise In-house legal experience at leading financial services institutions/corporates preferred (directly or as a secondee) Strong technical knowledge and experience in a common law jurisdiction highly regarded Self-starter with a commitment to building a career as a consultant and a drive to achieve at a high level whilst working as a consultant Adept at leading or working within complex multi-functional, multi-national project environments Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally Client service-focused, with exemplary client service ethic and commitment Strong commercial/business acumen Resilient, adaptable, autonomous and highly credible Advanced organisational skills and diplomacy More variety.
More control. There really is no limit to the diversity of high-level work open to you. Maybe you want to do what you love but in a different way.
Maybe you are keen to try a new path. Whatever your individual needs or ambitions, the one thing that every Peerpoint consultant wants, and gets, is reassurance. The certain knowledge that you can access high-level client work, supported by a global network of resources and expertise, with the opportunity to keep choosing what you do next.
We only take you on when we see a demand for your particular expertise, making sure there is a good chance we can provide you with work on an on-going basis. We cannot guarantee work but we are every bit as invested in moving your career forward as you are. Client assignments can range from stepping into a team to support a project to taking on a senior legal role or within a BAU in-house capacity.
Working with both international and domestic financial institutions assignments are usually two to six months in duration and tend to require you work a minimum of four days per week. You may also have the opportunity to work within Allen & Overy on an ad-hoc basis, supporting teams when needed or joining them for fixed periods to work on a deal..