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EY Associate, Financial Services Law in Sydney, Australia

Associate, Financial Services Law


Requisition # SYD0046R

Post Date Dec 27, 2020

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 an all-rounder Financial Services Associate Lawyer, with one to four years of relevant experience, to join our Financial Services Law team in the Sydney office.

In this role the work will be varied and will involve financial services regulatory reform programs, transactional work in the financial services sector, establishment of investment funds, license applications, advising on new financial products and advising on regulator investigations.

Your key responsibilities

  • Contract and report drafting

  • Interpreting andanalysing legislation and ASIC guidance

  • Engaged in thedevelopment of new financial services businesses, new financial products andadvising on the constantly changing regulatory issues affecting the financialservices sector

  • Advising on the structureof new financial products and advising on regulatory and licensing compliance

  • Advising on regulatoryreform programs for our bank, insurance, superannuation and investmentmanagement clients

  • Building strongrelationships with external clients and internal stakeholders across EY

  • Develop your career by receiving excellentmentoring from highly experienced lawyers

Skills and attributes for success

  • One to four yearspost qualification experience

  • Financial service andcorporate law experience with a passion for the financial service sector

  • Demonstrate strongtechnical and drafting skills

  • Excellent client facingskills and strong commercial acumen

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in working aspart of a team, with the ability to build effective internal and externalrelationships

  • Excellent communication skills and keenattention to detail

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. In addition, our comprehensive 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 flexibleworking and leave arrangements

  • personalised including coaching and supportto help you build your career and access to formal learning so you can develop theskills you’ll need to thrive in the future

  • a range of tools andbenefits to guide and support your health and wellbeing throughout your entireEY 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. Read more about .

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 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.

Theexceptional 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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