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Senior Legal Counsel – Capital Markets & Advisory

National Australia Bank
Date Published: 13 Feb 2020 Premium EXPIRED
Legal Full Time
Public No salary information listed.
Banking and Finance Law Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs Sydney NSW, Australia
Senior Legal Counsel – Capital Markets & Advisory
  • Come and make this role your own
  • Collaborative and challenging fast paced culture
  • We embrace diversity and inclusion at our core

About you

You are an experienced banking lawyer who thrives on legal excellence and professionalism in actively managing legal risk in transactions and prioritising fairness for our customers. You will see your accomplishments in contributing to the success of the NAB Group by pro-actively supporting NAB’s Capital Markets & Advisory business within Corporate & Institutional Banking, while collaborating with other members of the Legal team, external counsel and relevant stakeholders within the Corporate & Institutional Banking, Risk and Commercial Services divisions.

What you will bring

You have a tertiary qualification in Law and are admitted to practice as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (or equivalent jurisdiction) and you have a current Practicing Certificate. You have 8 years’ plus post qualification experience including within the banking practice of a reputable law firm or at a reputable financial institution and can demonstrate:

  • Expert technical competency in laws relating to banking and financial services, ideally including capital markets transactions
  • A solid understanding of the financial services industry
  • First-class communication, negotiation, drafting, problem solving and influencing skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management and the ability to build credibility with business partners
  • A positive, pro-active and agile mindset
  • Strength in working collaboratively as a member of a team

Your new team

Within the wider Corporate & Institutional Banking Legal team, you will be part of Capital Markets & Advisory Legal. We are a collegial team that supports each lawyer as they independently manage their matters.

NAB is consistently recognised as a leading arranger for Australian corporates and financial institutions accessing debt capital markets and regularly brings new issuers, innovative structures and record-breaking transactions to market.


We believe success comes from our people. We're committed to supporting your talent and skills through your career, as you help us build a culture that affects change for our customers - and for the community too. We have an African Australian Inclusion Program, a range of Grad, Traineeship and Internship Programs, we are proud to have dedicated $55 billion to help address climate change, be recognised as a Gold employer of LGBTI Inclusion by AWEI, and be an endorsed employer for Women by Work180.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.

The benefits

From education and volunteer leave to learning benefits and banking discounts, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits. For more information please visit our website

If you think this role is the right fit for you, we invite you to apply. We’d love to hear about who you are and what drives you, as well as share our vision for the future of banking.

To be eligible to apply, you must have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency status. Please note candidate screening and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the job advert.

*Please note unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be accepted

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