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Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

  • An Australian qualified lawyer, with a minimum of 10+ years of experience working in-house with a domestic or global financial institution and/or in private practice with a reputable firm
  • Experience working in foreign exchange, brokerage, cash equities or FICC, options trading, securities lending and/or derivatives will be highly valued
  • Familiarity with Asian markets and the regulation of various capital markets products in those markets will be desirable
  • Strong legal drafting and negotiation skills are essential. Experience negotiating FX terms of business or pricing agreements, brokerage terms of business, securities lending agreements, structured product terms and margin lending documentation will be highly sought
  • Whilst experience working with ISDAs will be valuable, the role itself will not involve ISDA negotiation as a core duty
  • The ability to prioritise and work to set deadlines within a challenging environment
  • Strong commercial/pragmatic sense and understanding of business needs
  • The ability to analyse complex legal issues and explain outcomes in plain English
  • A self-starter who is able to work independently

 

As of June 30 2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:

  • $11.3 trillion in assets under custody/administration
  • $8.5 trillion in assets under custody
  • $1.2 trillion in assets under management
  • $127 billion in banking assets

 

As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve! 

 

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today!

 

  • Want to learn more about our company? Visit northerntrust.com
  • We are a leading global financial institution- Click here to check out our company accolades!

  

The closing date to apply for this role is 27th August 2019 and we will be in touch with an update within two weeks.

 

For a private discussion please contact Gez Williams on +61 3 9935 8204

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