• Permanent Full Time
  • Sydney
  • 5-8 USD / YEAR

5-8 years PQE | Opportunity to become the lead lawyer for regional business unit | Capital markets, corporate advisory, or financial services regulatory lawyer

  • 5-8 years PQE
  • Opportunity to become the lead lawyer for regional business unit
  • Capital markets, corporate advisory, or financial services regulatory lawyer

About the client

Our client is a global business which plays an integral role in the financial markets. This organisation operates across numerous market sectors in APAC and EMEA, providing a range of services to listed and unlisted corporations.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Legal (based in London), you will be the lead lawyer for one of this global organisation’s business units in APAC. In this varied and diverse role, you will provide commercially focused advice to the business on matters including corporate, commercial, financial services, litigation/disputes, and data privacy. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing advice on corporate regulatory matters, particularly as they relate to the capital markets.
  • Advise the business on the legal risk implications of new and existing customer products, solutions, and services.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements.
  • Ensuring that the business unit operates with good governance.

About you

You will be a corporate, financial services regulatory or commercial lawyer with an interest in capital markets/equities. You will be comfortable working in a team, but also possess the confidence to work autonomously. You will have a commercial and pragmatic approach to your work, and an interest in working in an international environment.

What this role offers you

This role represents an opportunity to step into a lead legal role within an international environment. As the lead lawyer for one of this organisation’s Australian business units, you will be a trusted advisor to key stakeholders, and provide advice on interesting and emerging matters in corporate law.

This role also offers flexibility/hybrid working, a wide range of financial and non-financial incentives and wellness benefits.

Location: Sydney CBD (hybrid)

This role is exclusive to Mahlab.

For further information on this position please contact Nick Robertson:

Ref: 1257070
P: (02) 9241 1199
E: nick.robertson@mahlab.com.au

Mahlab is Australia’s leading independent legal search firm. We specialise in placing lawyers into corporations and private practice law firms throughout Australia and internationally.

For industry and salary advice, or to submit an enquiry, please visit our website www.mahlab.com.au or contact us in Sydney (02) 9241 1199 and Melbourne (03) 9629 2111.

*Required: Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 128 MB.