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We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified lawyer (5-8 years PQE) to join the legal team in Macquarie’s Banking and Financial Services group. This role supports the Business Banking division, playing a key role in ensuring that legal risk is effectively managed in its lending business.

The role involves providing legal advice and transaction support on a growing number of larger and more complex lending transactions for business borrowers which require bespoke legal arrangements.  It also includes advising on standardised lending transactions for SME borrowers, across a number of industry segments.

You will work closely with the business and credit teams in preparing term sheets, conducting borrower due diligence and finalising loan and security documentation. You may also be required to provide advice on enforcement, insolvency and restructuring matters when required.

To be successful in applying for this role you will:

  • have extensive experience in financing and security arrangements;
  • have excellent drafting, and negotiation skills and an ability to make sound commercial decisions;
  • be an attentive risk manager with an ability to understand risks specific to various industry segments;
  • enjoy working independently yet demonstrate the flexibility to work well in teams;
  • have the ability to manage competing priorities in an efficient and timely manner;
  • have strong written and oral communication skills; and
  • be committed to continuously evolving your legal skills and industry knowledge to ensure delivery of highest quality legal support to the business.

About Banking and Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 
The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: BFS-970117
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Compliance, Legal & Regulatory
Group: Banking and Financial Services
Division: BFS Central & Operations
Recruiter: Sophie Emmett
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