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Associate / Senior Associate | Banking & Finance
  • Rare in-house opportunity - 5+ years lawyer
  • Immediate client secondment
  • Provide financial product advice including on aspects of Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act.

The role

We have an immediate secondment opportunity for an experienced Banking & Finance Lawyer, 5- 6 years PQE to work closely with one of our leading financial services clients.

This is a fantastic, rare opportunity for a mid-level banking Lawyer to go immediately on secondment to the financial services client and return to Dentons after the secondment is complete. You will work alongside one of our major clients to provide strategic and high quality legal advice to key stakeholders across the business.

Working in a supportive team, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide financial product advice on all aspects of Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act.
  • Provide advice to the in-house digital team on origination and fulfillment online.
  • Product maintenance issues, including changes to various terms and conditions.
  • Advice in relation to customer complaints and associated issues.
  • Advice on licensing issues and third party arrangements for distribution of financial products.
  • Support to the merchant services area.

What you'll need to succeed:

We are seeking a Lawyer with at least 5 - 6 years PQE experience in financial services regulation, particularly Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act. The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to meet deadlines whilst maintaining a strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a team environment.

What we can offer you:

Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop our talent to deliver excellence for our clients.

We offer competitive market salary packaging, incentive pay and reward, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave, paid parental leave) and referral bonuses.

We offer a number of generous corporate discounts, health and wellbeing programs and we promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexible work practices, culture and LGBTI. We also offer a range of benefits to our staff and their families. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace to bring a sense of work/ life harmony.

About Dentons Australia

In Australia, Dentons have offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth, with and associate office in Adelaide. Our expertise, attitude and accessibility attract many of Australasia's most successful and innovative organisations as well as leading multinationals.

Our lawyers are repeatedly recognised as leading legal service providers in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR 1000. Many of our partners are consistently recognised in each of these directories and in Best Lawyers International: Australia. Dentons has also been recognised on multiple occasions as Lawyers weekly Diversity law firm of the year and has also been recognised as a top 50 Australian employer for workplace diversity and inclusion.

To apply

Please apply directly below or alternatively, you can visit our Dentons career page and submit your CV, cover letter and academic transcripts for review. 

Applications will be treated in confidence.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements of this position will be contacted.   

Dentons has an internal talent acquisition team that works directly with candidates on all of our career opportunities.


Job ref: SR000023
Submitted: 07-08-2019

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