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Legal Counsel (Investments & Financial Services)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Legal Counsel specialising in Investments and Financial Services. This dynamic role offers the chance to work in the world's leading professional services firm, predominantly liaising with the wealth team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on shared projects, draft agreements, advise on regulatory changes, and more. This role is open to candidates nationally. * Dynamic role in the world's leading professional services firm * Opportunity to work on shared projects across different sectors * Open to candidates nationally

What you'll do:

As a Legal Counsel specialising in Investments and Financial Services, you will play a pivotal role in drafting agreements, advising on regulatory changes, and more. You will be expected to work independently, managing multiple priorities simultaneously. Your role will involve regular contact with global offices, offering you the chance to build an international network. You will also have the opportunity to take ownership of your own projects, demonstrating your ability to drive initiatives forward.

  • Drafting agreements and disclosure documents
  • Advising on regulatory change
  • Working independently while juggling different priorities
  • Maintaining day-to-day contact with global offices
  • Taking ownership of individual projects
  • Contributing to entity reorganisation and general corporate matters

What you bring:
The ideal candidate for this Legal Counsel role will bring a wealth of experience from their 3 - 5 years PQE. A background in investment funds or general financial services is essential, along with experience in corporate law or M&A. The ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities is key to success in this role. We are looking for someone who is resilient and adaptable in a fast-paced environment. High intellect and motivation are also crucial attributes.

  • 3 - 5 years post-qualification experience (PQE)
  • Background and experience in investment funds or general financial services
  • Experience in corporate law or M&A
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
  • Resilience and adaptability in a fast-paced environment
  • High intellect and motivation

What sets this company apart:
This company prides itself on its commitment to growth and innovation. With opportunities for global mobility within the business, employees can look forward to a rewarding career path. The company's learning and development offerings are robust, ensuring that every employee has the tools they need to succeed. The culture here is one where people genuinely care about each other and their work. While it's not as structured as a bank, the company offers a dynamic and engaging work environment.


What's next:
Ready to take the next step in your legal career? Apply now!
Apply today by clicking on the link.

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Kate Williams on 09 374 7325.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Other

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Auckland

Job Reference: 1982100/001

Date posted: 2 July 2024

Consultant: Kate Williams

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