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Funds Lawyer - Financial Services Law

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  02-Mar-2023

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. 



Could the skills you build here unlock doors anywhere? 


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart. 

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.


What’s in it for you? 


As a Senior Manager/Funds Lawyer in our Financial Services Law team, you’ll be working in either our Sydney or Melbourne office with an energetic and rapidly growing team. In this role you will have the opportunity to work on a range of interesting and varied matters to help shape and enhance business strategies to help our clients solve tomorrow’s 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. 

  • 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)


What we’re looking for


Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go. 

  • Five to nine years post qualification experience
  • Financial services and corporate law experience (with a focus on funds management) 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
  • Experience with managing and developing junior lawyers.


What we can offer you



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At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.


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


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