|Position Type:||Non-ongoing - Temporary|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - CCG - EL1 - Lawyer - 20161222.pdf (PDF, 78KB)
Lawyer - Corporations/Corporate Governance Enforcement
- Do you have experience in corporate finance and governance transactions?
- Do you want to be a part of the organisation that regulates financial services misconduct?
- Join our team to lead and conduct high profile investigations and litigation
At ASIC there is a reason for everything we do, every law we regulate, every action we take, every interaction we have with industry and consumers. We're proud of the difference we make to Australia's economic reputation and wellbeing.
Corporations/Corporate Governance Enforcement team investigates suspected misconduct by corporate and financial gatekeepers and takes formal enforcement action in relation to breaches of relevant financial services and criminal legislation.
You will use you legal skills coupled with litigation and investigations experience to:
- Investigate suspected misconduct by corporate and financial gatekeepers such as directors, company officers, liquidators and auditors.
- Take formal enforcement action in response to corporate fraud, poor corporate governance, insolvent trading, phoenix companies, related party transactions, continuous disclosure breaches, false and misleading statements and take-over breaches.
- Conduct civil litigation and assisting the CDPP in preparing and initiating criminal prosecutions.
- Assisting with administrative briefs and delegate hearings as well as providing ASIC's Senior Executives and/or Commissioners.
To be successful in this role you will have significant experience in commercial and/or criminal investigation and litigation. You will have good understanding of administrative law, criminal procedures and laws of evidence. You will have the ability to prepare criminal briefs and manage and interrogate evidence using evidence management systems including ringtail. This position requires you to have tertiary qualification in law and be admitted as a lawyer.
ASIC can offer you a variety of interesting and challenging work. We provide the support for our employees to develop professionally and succeed. ASIC offers a range of programs such as flexible work practices and development programs which include a focus on gender equity and women in leadership.
ASIC is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply, including Indigenous Australians and people with a disability.
To work with us, you'll be required to satisfy our pre-engagement assessment and obtain a national security clearance. Australian citizenship is also required.
Please view the position description for more information or click ‘apply’ to start your application.