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Senior Associate - Mergers & Acquisitions - Melbourne

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Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Mergers & Acquisitions

Why work with us?

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is a new breed of law firm combining local depth with a global platform. KWM distinguishes itself from other law firms in the way that it fosters market leaders by encouraging diversity of thought, offering a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. We are bold in our aspirations, confident in our execution and passionate about challenging the market to create an innovative shared future, together.

We offer our employees the opportunity to work with global financial and corporate powerhouses and high profile blue-chip companies. Combining our deep local insights and international platform, we deliver a market leading experience and true value to our clients. The firm is committed to offering you the ability to work in a more adaptable and flexible way that works for clients, teams and individuals, resulting in a better experience for you and the client. 

KWM acknowledges that there are different ways that an individual can stand out - whether it be through technical brilliance, client impact or leadership. We empower you to be your best self by providing an open and inclusive culture, working with creative, clever and insightful people from across the globe. A career with King & Wood Mallesons provides a platform for growth, reward and challenge.

Who are we looking for?

Our market leading Corporate M&A group are currently seeking a Senior Associate to join our Melbourne team, which is a strong 7 Partner practice.  You will work closely with Partners, advising on some of the country’s most exciting deals. Recent deals the team has advised on include acting for ENGIE and Mitsui on the recent auction and sale of Loy Yang B, advising Transurban on its 2018 capital raising, acting for Asciano in relation to its $9 billion Brookfield and Qube consortia takeover and acting for GE on the sale of its ANZ consumer finance business.

The team is looking for a driven and passionate Senior Associate, who sees this opportunity as a chance to join and learn from the best! We are a friendly and collaborative team, and together have built a culture of commitment to achieve the best results for our clients and our people by being innovative and a bit different.

As a Senior Associate 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.

What would you bring to the team?

Of course you will have first rate written and oral communication skills, strong drafting experience and top notch legal analysis and an understanding of complex areas of law, but what’s most important to us is that you have a passion for commercial law and clients. 

You will be self-aware and have the ability to work well with others; nothing you do here at KWM will be alone, it’s all about team work, collaboration, development in you and others and making this a great place to work.  In this ever changing legal and commercial landscape, you will have the adaptability to live with change.

You will be the centre of information for clients and transform the client experience by truly engaging in and fostering those relationships to deliver relevant, prompt and commercially astute advice.

What sets us apart?

Our Mergers & Acquisitions group advise on complex takeovers, company restructures and mergers to give clients a competitive commercial edge.  We partner with the region’s largest and most significant public companies, major financial institutions, global investment banks and Commonwealth and state governments. 

Our team prides ourselves on understanding our clients’ business and providing tailored advice to assist our clients accomplish their strategic objectives. As the only law firm headquartered in Asia our team is in a unique position to assist our clients navigate the cultural and regulatory complexities of doing business around the world, particularly in Asia.  This is achieved in addition to having in-depth local expertise across our network. 

Think this is the career for you? 

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

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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