Lawyer - Wealth Division, Banking & Financial Services

About the role:

Macquarie's Banking and Financial Services Legal and Governance team is looking for an experienced lawyer to work with the Macquarie Wealth Division of Banking and Financial Services (BFS).

The BFS Legal and Governance team assists Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business by providing strategic legal advice and managing all of its legal issues (other than employment matters).  The team also manages regulatory change across BFS and conduct risk management.

The successful candidate will be responsible for advising Macquarie Wealth on all facets of its ASX traded products, its full service broking and financial advice business, its ASX market operations and its Private Bank offering. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • working closely with business management on core business needs in connection with its products, operations and financial services
  • working with Compliance in developing practical approaches to legal and compliance issues

About you:

You will be a qualified lawyer with no less than 5 years’ experience in a law firm or in the financial services industry, and a strong understanding of the Corporations Act (in particular chapter 7), ASIC MIRs and ASX regulatory regimes. You will also have:

  • a good understanding of AFS licensee obligations and, in particular, as it pertains to the provision of financial product advice.
  • a good understanding of how markets are regulated and the origination/distribution of a broad range of financial products and services.
  • a good understanding of ECM transactions.
  • ability to make sound commercial decisions in a timely manner
  • strong influencing skills
  • ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders, including senior members of the business
  • strong team player skills with demonstrated experience in collaborating across teams
  • willingness to work with limited supervision
  • a questioning mind-set to help get to better answers

Banking and Financial Services Group (BFS) comprises our retail banking and financial services businesses, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management and business banking products and services to retail customers, advisers, brokers and business clients. BFS operates predominantly in Australia and is organised into three business divisions: Personal Banking, Wealth Management and Business Banking.

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