Funds Lawyer, Financial Services Law

Ernst & Young (Sydney NSW, Australia) 19 days ago

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.


A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.

The opportunity

We are looking for a Funds Lawyer with four to eight years of relevant experience, to join our rapidly growing Financial Services Law team in our Sydney office.


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 advise on regulatory and licensing compliance
  • Draft fund and corporate documents
  • Mentor and supervise junior staff
Skills and attributes for success
  • 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 communication skills and keen attention to detail
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Natural relationship building and inter-personal skills
  • A positive approach and a can-do attitude
What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. In addition, our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be tailored to your individual needs, to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you. This includes;

  • a variety of flexible working and leave arrangements
  • personalised career development including coaching and support to help you build your career and access to formal learning so you can develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in the future
  • a range of tools and benefits to guide and support your health and wellbeing throughout your entire EY career
About EY 

At EY, 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. Through our inclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible working and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility to build an exceptional career.


EY is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process for people with disability. 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 contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or phone +61 3 8650 7788 .


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process will 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.

Apply now. 

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

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Funds Lawyer, Financial Services Law

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