Senior Lawyer with experience drafting Legislation

We are looking for an individual with a strong Public Law background in a regulator, central bank or other entity. You must currently be working, or recently have worked, in a regulator, central bank or other public entity from the US, UK, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia or similar jurisdiction. The individual must have legislative drafting experience as you will be required to:

  • Draft legislation (laws, rules, waivers / modifications) and guidance.
  • Provide timely and accurate legal advice and support to the Policy and Strategy Department and other departments.
  • Prepare or contribute to high standard papers and materials to the Board and its committees and participate in meetings of the legislative committee.
  • Analyse and advise on legislation.
  • Oversee and enhance the quality and consistency of legislation and legal advice, including settling drafting and advice of junior lawyers.
  • Provide legal advice to internal administrative decision-makers.
  • Identify and undertake improvement opportunities relating to the legislative practice, using best practices and technology.
  • Alert the Director to potential delays and significant issues.
  • Brief external legal counsel where appropriate.
  • Conduct internal training on issues relevant to the legislative practice.
  • Maintain relevant public law expertise.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Bachelor or equivalent degree.
  • Barrister/Solicitor current practising certificate or equivalent right to practice in law, preferably from a common law jurisdiction
  • Preferably 10 year PQE.
  • You must currently be working, or recently have worked, in a regulator, central bank or other public entity from the US, UK, Europe, Singapore, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia or similar jurisdiction.
  • Legal drafting experience is necessary.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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