Legal Counsel | 2 to 7 Years PAE - New Zealand

Legal Counsel | 2 to 7 Years PAE - New Zealand

Job Title: Legal Counsel | 2 to 7 Years PAE - New Zealand
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: LC201218
Contact Name: Bianca Calder
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2018 20:02

Job Description

Our client, a leader within the livestock finance industry, and specialist in providing focused solutions to international clients is seeking a Legal Counsel with a minimum of 2+ years PAE to join their New Zealand based dynamic team. 

This role will see you working across a range of complex matters related to managing the legal and security requirements of this fast growing organisation. More specifically, you will be responsible for the following:
  • implementation of legislative policy and procedures;
  • development and maintenance of risk management and governance frameworks;
  • liaising with external counsel;
  • management of all legal documentation and subsequent amendments;
  • liaising with external management to ensure financial stability within AU and NZ;
  • management of PPSR and other security registrations  and renewals;
  • proactive distressed credit default management;
  • entity reviews relating to new and existing clients;
  • settlement compliance pertaining to master documentation, perfection of securities, cashflow transactions and credit approvals;
  • company certification duties; and 
  • general office duties.

You will have maintain the following competencies:
  • 2+ Years post admission experience; 
  • demonstrated knowledge of operational risk and compliance management, and obligations;
  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • ability to work autonomously while also being able to work effectively with others to achieve shared goals
  • strong client management and relationship building skills;
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others to achieve shared goals.
At Law Staff we offer all Lawyers a lounge room setting for a relaxed confidential discussion over coffee/tea, allowing you to comfortably provide us an understanding of your skills as well as ideals around your next role. We are full in our disclosure and by the end of the meeting you will be provided with a detailed profile on this role and other opportunities for you to research at your leisure. To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Profile. Alternatively quote Ref: LC201218 and email your Resume to either:
  • Bianca Calder -
  • Ena Pita  -
If this role is not entirely suitable then we would still enjoy the opportunity of hearing from you. We often work on roles that are not advertised, with a range of positions across private practice and in-house.  
We look forward to engaging with shortlisted candidates.

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