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Funds Lawyer - Financial Services Law

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  06-Nov-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  680082

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



The opportunity


We are looking for a Funds Lawyer with four to eight years relevant experience to join our rapidly growing Financial Services Law team in either our Sydney or Melbourne office.  In this role you will have the opportunity to work on a range of interesting and varied matters to shape and enhance business strategies to help our clients solve tomorrows problems today. Work in a collaborative and supportive environment where you’ll have the freedom to shape your career through our comprehensive development programs to help you be the best version of yourself, both inside and outside of work.


Your key responsibilities


  • Provide financial services law and regulatory advice in multidisciplinary teams for local and offshore fund managers and other participants in the wealth and asset management sector
  • Assist with fund establishment and structuring, product disclosure and distribution including advising on regulatory and licensing compliance
  • Draft fund and corporate documents as well as negotiating terms and conditions with service providers
  • Liaising with key regulators
  • Reviewing regulatory reforms and changes and providing training internally (where required)
  • Mentor and supervise junior staff


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role, you must have


  • Four to eight years post qualification experience
  • Financial services and corporate law experience with a passion for the financial services sector
  • Excellent client facing skills and strong commercial acumen
  • Demonstrate strong technical and drafting skills
  • Experience in working as part of a team, with the ability to build effective internal and external relationships
  • Excellent attention to detail, intellectual curiosity and strong analytical skills with the ability to provide practical advice relating to complex regulatory matters


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Experience working in a consulting environment


What we offer


  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2).


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third-party provider. 


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