Legal Counsel - Funds

The Opportunity

Maternity cover contract opportunity for a junior Lawyer who is looking to gain inhouse experience working for a global investment management business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the product team on the launch of new Australian domiciled investment funds, classes and ETFs
  • Advise on disclosure requirements for retail and wholesale offerings; including reviewing draft disclosure documents, PDSs and Information Memoranda
  • Provide legal support to the Australian Institutional business; including negotiating and advising on IMAs, client agreements, and services agreements for financial services entities such as custodians.
  • Draft and review fund related documentation, including trust deeds, PDSs, information memoranda, investor notices and marketing materials.
  • Review of marketing materials and client communications.

Ideal Candidate

  • Minimum 3 years post admission experience from a leading law firm in funds and/or financial services.
  • Knowledge of regulation relating to funds management is highly desirable as is knowledge of Chapter 5C provisions, including fund establishment and maintenance.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks as well as being able to work well as part of a team.
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills.

If you are interested in being considered please send your CV to Olivia Courtney by emailing oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au or call 0292369000.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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Taylor Root is part of The Specialist Recruitment Group PTY LTD, which is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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