Legal Counsel, Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Regulatory Response)

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Work type: Permanent Part Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Legal, Risk & Compliance

About the role

Legal and Governance forms part of the Group functions within AMP. The L&G team provides a comprehensive range of support services to all AMP business lines, through the AMP Legal teams, Group Secretariat and Trustee Services, and the management of outside legal counsel.

LDR is responsible for management of all major disputes and litigation across the AMP Group, including advice on complex claims and provides advice, support and training to various AMP business units.

The position's main purpose is to provide key legal services relating to disputes and litigation involving AMP's products and services. Provide the AMP business units (Advice & Banking, Operations and Insurance and Superannuation) with legal advice, support and representation including in relation to:

  • AMP's regulatory response, compliance and governance functions.
  • Litigation and dispute resolution arising from financial advice, insurance and remediation.

 

Duties

  • Work effectively with business areas/stakeholders as required (e.g. business leaders, leadership teams, outsource providers and project teams) in the delivery of dispute and litigation legal advice.
  • Identify and understand AMP's business strategies and priorities and provide appropriate and relevant legal advice.
  • Maintain awareness of key legal changes in the financial services industry through external networks and participation in relevant industry forums and committees.
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders in the business around key financial services legal developments and potential risks.
  • Share important advice and developments with the broader legal team within AMP and make changes where required.
  • Create strong working relationships with other members of the Legal & Governance team and other key stakeholders.

Skills & experience

  •   At least 5 years' of Well-developed, relevant experience in dispute and litigation skills developed in-house or in private practice
  • Demonstrated ability to provide commercially focused legal advice.
  • Broad knowledge of Banking, Financial Services, Life Insurance and Superannuation industries, alongside risk management
  • Degree in Law and must hold or be eligible to hold a relevant legal practising certificate in New South Wales
  • Experience in dealing with financial services regulators.

Why AMP?

Working for AMP means working for a company that empowers its people to make a difference, while providing the support of a highly talented, experienced team. We understand that it is our customers that make us great.  And because people achieve their best in different ways, our culture is flexible and supportive, to give you the freedom to focus on outcomes rather than just processes.

 

Our Culture

AMP is an organisation like few others. We enjoy a culture that recognises individuality yet encourages collaboration, giving real meaning to our work and making a difference to our people and our customers.

Benefits

Access a great range of benefits such as flexible working options, retail discounts, social club, onsite gym, competitive home loan rates, leading superannuation contribution, discounted financial advice and personal insurance.

Inclusion & diversity

AMP welcomes people with all kinds of life and work experiences. Our individual differences - and collective strength - make for great employee, customer and business outcomes. What unique insights could you bring to the AMP team?

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