Legal Counsel

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Work type: 38 HOUR WK - NOT ROSTERED
Location: SUNSHINE COAST
Categories: Finance

About the company

Youi prides itself on being different. We've challenged the Australian insurance industry and we've worked hard to build a strong brand and an agile and innovative culture. Our unwavering commitment to our people (1,400 across three countries) and being a great company to work for is key to our success.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Legal Counsel within our Legal Department. Reporting to the Head of Legal and as part of a small and dedicated team, you will work closely with the business to advise on all legal matters and ensure legal and regulatory compliance. This is a pivotal role where you will have the opportunity to have a real impact on Youi’s success.

It is a role that will enable to get involved early at an exciting stage of Youi’s growth and the growth of the Legal Function.

Major Duties

Assist Head of Legal in improving and developing the Legal Function within Youi, including setting up legal frameworks

Advise on all legal and regulatory matters

Prepare and review contracts and legal documents

Communicate and negotiate with internal and external parties (regulators, public authority etc.)

Manage external counsel

Skills & Experience

LL. B and GDipLegalPrac (or equivalent)

4-8 years post admission experience (in-house experience preferable)

Unrestricted Queensland Practising Certificate (or equivalent) or ability to obtain one

Corporate and/or financial services exposure

Excellent understanding of corporate law, financial services regulatory framework, and consumer law

High level of integrity and professional accountability

Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong computer skills in Word and Excel

Culture & Benefits

We are well known for our awesome culture and working environment. With casual dress code, award winning health and wellbeing program, Sunshine Coast location and culture of high-performance our people love coming to work every day!

While it is preferable that the successful candidate will work from Head Office at the Sunshine Coast, for the right candidate, there may be an opportunity to also work out of the Brisbane office.

How to Apply

If you are ready to begin your career with us, please "APPLY NOW".

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