Senior Legal Counsel

Last updated 14 days ago
Location:Docklands
Job Type:Full Time

About you

You are a hardworking and focused lawyer experienced in Australian Consumer Finance law, including National Consumer Credit Code, and AFSL and Australian Credit Licence obligations, who thrives on providing superior legal advice in an effective, efficient and timely manner.

What you will be doing

As a Senior Legal Counsel in NAB’s Personal Banking team, you will provide expert legal services on issues specific to NAB’s Personal Bank Product and Distribution business units. In this challenging and rewarding role, your overarching responsibility is to provide high quality legal advice, ensuring the organisation operates within prescribed legal limits and community expectations, and appropriately manages its risk, in the development and implementation of products and services.

What you will bring

You will have a Bachelor of Laws qualification, and:

  • Have 8 + years PQE
  • Be admitted to practice as a Barrister or Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, with a current practicing certificate
  • Have experience with financial services regulation
  • Bring pragmatism and a strong customer focus

Ideally you’ll have a strong knowledge of Australian Consumer Finance law, including National Consumer Credit Code, and AFSL and Australian Credit Licence obligations, as well as regulation and licensing of credit representatives.

Your new team

Your new team is one of a number of teams in NAB Legal that specialises in a diverse range of Legal work. The Personal Bank Legal team is responsible for providing legal support across the ‘product lifecycle’ - developing, building, marketing and distributing of consumer products (including credit products and insurance). Supporting a variety of business units, including our Everyday Banking and Digital, the team is a valued partner to the business, pro-actively managing legal risk within a changing regulatory environment.

Why NAB?

We believe success comes from our people. We're committed to supporting your talent and skills through your career, as you help us build a culture that affects change for our customers - and for the community too. We are proud to have dedicated $55 billion to help address climate change, be recognised as a Gold employer of LGBTI Inclusion by AWEI, and be an endorsed employer for Women by Work180.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.

The benefits

From education and volunteer leave to learning benefits and banking discounts, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits. For more information please visit http://www.nab.com.au/about-us/careers/working-at-nab/benefits.

If you think this role is the right fit for you, we invite you to apply. We'd love to hear about who you are and what drives you as well as share our vision for the future of banking.

To be eligible to apply, you must have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency status. Please note candidate screening and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the job advert.

*Please note unsolicited CV's from agencies will not be accepted