Legal Counsel

Last updated 28 days ago
Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

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About the Role

The successful candidate will join a dynamic, market-leading legal team as a Legal Counsel and be responsible for providing legal services to multiple business units across the BOQ Group.

You will be a banking and finance specialist, acting as a trusted advisor and providing strategic input and legal solutions in relation to lending matters for BOQ Retail, BOQ Business and BOQ Finance (asset finance) and its related subsidiaries. You will also have the opportunity to assist with strategic projects and provide general corporate advisory legal advice to the Group’s strategic sourcing team and treasury and financial markets units also serviced by the Lending and Corporate Legal team.

The role will require a broad skillset with the ability to provide professional and high quality advice including:

  • Extensive Banking and Finance training in private practice with a respected firm; and
  • Strong commercial legal skillset with the ability to advise on a range of third party contracts.

About You

The successful candidate will be required to be admitted as a legal practitioner in Australia and have proven experience in private practice. You will be able to work both autonomously and as part of a close-knit team and liaise on wider BOQ projects from time to time. You will have a strong skillset primarily in the commercial and corporate space with experience advising lenders and borrowers on complex lending matters.

About Us

BOQ is passionate about providing opportunities for you to develop your career as we continuously adapt and deliver in a transformational and collaborative environment with a strong focus on community.

We support a flexible workplace and we are committed to an inclusive and diverse culture where differences are embraced!

About our Benefits

  • Discounted financial products
  • Purchase annual leave
  • BUPA Corporate Plan
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Mentoring and leadership programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - MyCoach for Individuals and People Leaders
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Gym discounts and much more!

How to Apply

To apply for this role please follow the links.

The Bank of Queensland is committed to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

If you are successful for a role with the Bank of Queensland, it is a condition of employment that background screening is completed to ensure that the Bank complies with its obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Act. These checks may include, but are not limited to: identity, verification, reference checks, criminal background checks, immigration checks, verification of academic qualifications, bankruptcy checks.