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Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
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Reference: 3165234
Job Published: September 08, 2020 18:16

Job Description

This highly regarding wealth management organisation based here in Brisbane CBD has been experiencing positive growth and now have a newly created role available in their in house legal team. 

Reporting to their Senior Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for;
  • Develop concise briefs, reports and correspondence on complex issues for consideration by Executives and the Board.
  • Investigate, respond to and monitor claims and disputes against the organisation. 
  • Extensive liaison with branches, advisers, external solicitors, insurance broker and PI underwriters in the settlement of claims and disputes.
  • Manage claims referred to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA).
  • Management of complaint/litigation files and document management.
  • Collate and produce reports in relation to legal matters. 
  • Review and prepare contracts and other agreements. 
To be considered for this role you will hold your legal qualifications and have at least 2-3 years post admission experience. Knowledge or experience of the financial services industry, in particular the securities industry, will be highly regarded.

This role is ideal for a candidate currently in practice looking for their first in house role. You will work closely with the Senior Legal Counsel and get diverse exposure across all legal matters in the organisation. It is also suitable for current in house candidates looking for a career change to a high performing corporate organisation that has still held onto its family feel culture. 

For more information about the role, please call Savannah Cant on 07 3854 3806.

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