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Senior Associate 0-4 years - Banking & Finance - Securitisation/Debt Capital Markets

Apply now Job no: 495937
Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Banking & Finance

Our Banking and Finance team is seeking interest from Senior Associates with a background in one or all of the following areas: securitisation, derivatives, debt capital markets and hybrids.

Our work

You will be responsible for varied, challenging and complex legal work which often sets the pace in the market. In this role you will perform primarily advisory and transactional work on Australian and international transactions.

Our clients

The team works with an enviable range of clients.

About the team


Our Banking & Finance team advise on a full range of financial products. We bring outstanding teamwork and in-depth knowledge to every transaction and work closely with each other and other colleagues around the firm. Our clients range from major financial and government institutions, investment banks, financial advisors and regulators to industry groups, financiers and corporations. The workload provides great learning and development opportunities.

You will have

  • excellent analytical, communication and research skills - to deliver prompt and commercially astute advice
  • strong commitment to client service and well-developed relationship management ability - you will play a key role in supporting and actively developing our relationships with our clients
  • team focus - to mentor junior colleagues and ensure the effective utilisation of the group
  • enthusiasm to be involved in business development activities - presenting at industry related programs and managing strategic relationships and networks
  • first rate experience of drafting documents (including deeds and agreements, opinions, advices etc).

You will have recognised experience in structured finance including securitisation and derivatives and other asset backed financing gained in a similar environment.

As a senior lawyer within the team you will be expected to maintain your networks to enhance development of the practice and be actively involved in industry related issues. You will have proven experience in assistance in the management of teams and allocating resources to ensure the efficient and effective utilisation of solicitor skill sets. You will be expected to contribute to the development of the practice so that commercially sensible and innovative solutions are provided to our clients.

About King & Wood Mallesons

The King & Wood Mallesons network is now one of the top 25 law firms in the world, with circa $1 billion revenue and more than 2,700 lawyers including more than 550 partners across 30 locations including China, Hong Kong, Australia, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, the Middle East, Japan and the US.

We couple high performance with intellectual rigour to provide legal solutions that are innovative and often ground breaking. This approach enables us to help our clients adapt to the increasingly challenging markets in which they operate - no matter where they are in the world - and ensures that they have a voice to help them shape the legal and regulatory landscape.

What we offer

We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment - one that is based on teamwork, learning, open communication and knowledge sharing.

You will have great mentoring from partners and work in a friendly environment.

We have initiatives in place that ensure that the firm's culture is welcoming and supportive. We offer exceptional training opportunities, mentoring programs and other benefits.

How to apply


Please apply by selecting the "apply now" link below and completing an online application form.

For further information on this role, please contact Emma Hunter emma.hunter@kwm.com

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer.

All job applications must be submitted through kwm.com, Seek, LinkedIn or an authorised agency, applications through any other third party websites will not be accepted

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