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Regulatory Lawyer

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Maximum term, Mid-senior
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The Commodities and Global Markets Legal team provides legal advice and guidance across all other divisions of the Group to ensure the business is meeting legislative and regulatory obligations, and ensure our legal documentation reflects the team’s risk tolerance.

This is a 6 month contract.

At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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In this project role, you will engage and advise with lawyers globally on Macquarie’s internal netting policy and procedures, whilst overseeing the review of industry and legal opinions supporting netting and margining agreements. You will review industry collateral enforceability opinions and prepare summaries that will be referenced by internal lawyers, in addition to engaging with subject matter experts to ensure internal mapping documents for APS 112, APS 180, and CPS 226 reflect current practices.

You will act as a secretary to the internal committee responsible for netting outcomes, provide guidance to lawyers on matters which are handled by the committee and provide additional legal support as required.

What you offer

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• Admitted to practice in Australia with 5+ years’ PQE
• Knowledge of derivatives documentation and regulation
• Relevant industry experience gained within the regulatory/ financial markets sectors
• Experience working on projects, with the ability to engage with various stakeholders in a deadline driven environment.

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Commodities and Global Markets

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In Commodities and Global Markets you will be part of a global business offering capital and financing, risk management, market access, physical execution and logistics solutions to a diverse client base.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.