Legal Counsel - APAC

Job title : Legal Counsel - APAC
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Adam Kumaraswamy
Contact email :
Job reference : 1240038A
If you are a Financial Services or Financial Services Regulatory lawyer that is keen about exploring a diverse and challenging opportunity within a well regarded entity in the FS/Payments space then this is an opportunity you will need to consider. 

In this role you will be involved in:
  • providing legal advice and support to the company and its card programs in Asia Pacific, including legislative, regulatory and compliance issues relevant to the payment solutions industry such as e-Money, Payment Services, Anti-Money Laundering and Data Protection.
  • negotiating and drafting a variety of customer agreements, financial instruments, supplier, marketing, technology and goods and services agreements and related documentation which are often international in nature whilst facilitating necessary input from key stakeholders.
  • identifying, managing and escalating as necessary any issues and risks arising during drafting and or negotiation with customers, suppliers, partners and third parties.
  • working collaboratively with Product, Finance, IT, Employment and Compliance teams to ensure agreements adhere to corporate policies and standards.
  • supporting business revenue, growth and development activities including M&A, marketing, RFPs, due diligence, contract negotiations and business integration.
  • overseeing management of the company’s intellectual property rights, trade secrets, data, confidential information and corporate records.
  • working closely with Compliance to develop and maintain policies and procedures to protect the company.
  • providing support to human resources on employment issues.
To be considered for this role you will have at least 4 years + PQE. Come from a Financial Services or FS Regulatory background. Exposure to payments would be advantageous even through business banking or B2B credit. In addition you will have a strong commercial mindset, excellent attention to detail, exceptionally good analytical skills and the requisite ability to build strong relationships.

For a confidential discussion please contact

Adam Kumaraswamy
m: 0414 223 338