Financial Services Advisory – Lawyer

16 December 2021

Brisbane | Melbourne | Sydney (Flexible) | Full Time

  • Consistently regarded as one of the leading financial services teams in Australia
  • Benefit from close interaction with partners as your experience on blue chip transactions grows
  • Flexible work arrangements, can be based in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney

About us

HWL Ebsworth is Australia’s largest and fastest growing legal partnership, with offices in every state and territory in Australia. Our Sydney Corporate & Commercial Practice Group comprises of 80 Partners and Staff across a number of speciality areas and is part of a National group of 260+ Partners and staff.

We are proud to offer our staff unrivalled career development opportunities and you will be encouraged to take ownership of the direction and pace of your career. We promote and reward talent based solely on merit, which allows all team members to reach their potential and we are committed to providing an environment that supports and encourages all team members to progress. The successful candidate will thrive in an environment where building relationships and high performance are celebrated and rewarded.

HWL Ebsworth is also committed to supporting flexible working arrangements for our employees to assist them in balancing their professional and personal commitments. To support this, the firm offers a flexible working arrangement whereby professional staff members can elect to work a portion of their week remotely.

The Opportunity

In this role working closely with Michael Anastas, you will have the opportunity to work in a national team with our valued clients in Australia and overseas including the major banks and financial services conglomerates, the largest mutual banks, domestic and foreign payment service providers and other financial services issuers and distributors. The practice encompasses financial services regulation, banking, credit, payment systems and scheme arrangements, stored value, digital currency and wallets, product distribution, privacy and anti-money laundering.

Whilst the role will be supporting the Brisbane office, the location of the successful candidate is flexible and can be based in another office.

This is an amazing opportunity to work on top tier matters and collaborate with our prominent client base.

Skills and Experience required for this role include the following:

  • 2+ years PAE
  • Experience in one or more of financial services regulation, banking and consumer credit law, digital payments
  • Strategic and critical thinking capabilities
  • Work autonomously on matters

How to apply

For a confidential discussion or to apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to Samantha Sikalas on ssikalas@hwle.com.au or on (07) 3169 4798.

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