Paralegal/Legal Assistant

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS AG
  • 24 Feb 18


Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you a team player? Do you have an eye for detail? Are you an experienced paralegal or legal assistant? We’re looking for someone like this to:
• provide administrative support including in relation to contracts, governance, updating/monitoring, managing approvals in systems, preparing legal correspondence, updating and maintaining templates and processes as required;
• assist with management of external legal providers;
• draft legal documents and advice to the business and prepare, review and negotiate basic contracts;
• undertake legal/other research and analysis;
• assist the General Counsel with committee reporting and briefings;
• assist with the preparation and lodgment of ASIC/other regulatory filings; and
• provide the General Counsel and Legal team support as required.

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your team
You’ll be working as part of the UBS Investment Bank Legal Team in Australia to provide high quality, timely, independent and cost effective support that meets the strategic objectives of the Investment Banking business. You will assist the lawyers in the Legal Team, work with the General Counsel and interact with the business and support functions in relation to a wide variety of legal, regulatory and governance issues, as may fall within the UBS Group General Counsel mandate from time to time.

Your experience and skills
You have:
- experience in preparing and maintaining legal documents and records, including company records/files and taking of minutes/arranging meetings and materials
- great time management and organisational skills
- experience in a legal and/or compliance team or law firm or professional services firm

You are:
-proactive, well-organized and detail-oriented, who can manage multiple tasks simultaneously
-a good communicator, in writing and in person, with excellent research and analytical skills
-able to build relationships and collaborate appropriately with all levels of the firm
-a team player and self-starter who is intellectually curious, with a desire to be involved in a wide variety of legal and regulatory topics


What we offer
Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step
Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.