Bring your legal expertise to this career progressing opportunity
Provide legal advice and support to ANZ NZ’s Wealth & Private Bank business
About the role
As a Senior Counsel, you will have the opportunity to:
Work in the Wealth Legal Team, reporting to the Associate General Counsel for Wealth
Work with the NZ Wealth & Private Bank business unit to achieve its objectives by ensuring quality, timely, commercially relevant and cost effective legal services are provided, legal risks are mitigated and appropriate governance is followed
Anticipate the impacts on the Wealth & Private Bank business area of new laws and regulations, managing legal risk and educating the business of regulatory/legislative impacts
Be a trusted adviser for ANZ’s investment management team
Put ANZ’s customers/investors at the centre of what we do, reinforcing ANZ’s values and purpose with a focus on ensuring we treat our customers fairly
Demonstrate ANZ’s values and contribute to a customer-centric culture, fostering collaboration across teams and business units
Work for an award winning and highly regarded legal team
Role Location: Auckland
Role Type: Permanent
To grow and be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following:
Strong experience with investment products and funds management including the Financial Markets Conduct Act and regulations
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Proven problem-solving ability and experience providing commercial solutions-based legal services, while maintaining independence of legal advice
Demonstrated ability to manage relationships and influence at all levels across an organisation
Successful track record of collaboration
LLB & current NZ practising certificate
Our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. That’s why we strive to create a balanced, sustainable economy in which everyone can take part and build a better life. By helping people make the most of what they have, we transform ideas, hard work and ambition into reality.
ANZ recognises the value of an inclusive and diverse work environment. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from diverse candidates. Our recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.
The ANZ values are the foundation of how we work and support our customers.
Integrity – We are honest and fair
Collaboration – We work together for the customer
Accountability – We take ownership and get things done
Respect – We care for all those we serve
Excellence – We challenge ourselves to be better
We work flexibly at ANZ. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.
ANZ recognises the importance of flexible working, watch our Global Stories to see how ANZ aims to meet the needs of our customers and to attract and retain the best people in a changing world.