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Associate 2-4 yrs - Dispute Resolution - Corporate and Financial Services Disputes and Investigations

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Work type: Full time - Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Dispute Resolution

Our work

In this role you will be responsible for market leading litigious and contentious regulatory work for an enviable range of clients with a particular focus on financial services institutions. 

About the team

Our Disputes team is known for its breadth and depth of experience and this role will see you work with Partners who are known industry wide for their expertise.  Working closely together is vital to the success of our friendly team, we regularly work with specialists from other practice groups.  Our work is varied, interesting and often high profile.  We act in most of Australia's largest and complex corporate and commercial disputes, regulatory investigations and public inquiries.

This role will report to Moira Saville https://www.kwm.com/en/au/people/moira-saville   who specialises in dispute resolution in the areas of corporate and financial services disputes and regulatory investigations and also Alexander Morris https://www.kwm.com/en/au/people/alexander-morris who specialises corporate and commercial litigation, regulatory inquiries and parliamentary hearings, with a particular focus on financial services, governance issues and white collar misconduct. You will also work across our team of Partners including Damian Lovell https://www.kwm.com/en/au/people/damian-lovell  and Amanda Engels https://www.kwm.com/en/au/people/amanda-engels

You will have:

  • Proven experience in a range of disputes, including one or more of the following areas: financial services, commercial litigation, ASIC and ACCC investigations, commissions
  • Excellent drafting skills including experience of drafting court documents and evidence
  • An interest in continuing development
  • First rate written and oral communication and advocacy skills
  • A commitment to achieving the best results for clients
  • A desire to work in a professional and friendly team

About us

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia and recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2000 lawyers in 27 locations around the world, we work with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.


  • Market leading work for premium clients
  • Flexible and agile working
  • Support for working parents including emergency childcare
  • Corporate gym memberships, flu vaccinations, skin checks, discounts on health, general insurance and other products and services
  • Swap pay for leave and Time in Lieu
  • Mobility around our network when opportunities arise

Why work with us?

We want to be the law firm clients love to work with and a great place to work and grow for our people. It’s important to us and our clients that you our people find working at KWM an enjoyable and rewarding experience.  

We know our people value flexibility around when and where they work. So we are committed to offering a more adaptable way to work, we call this Agile Working.

Growth conversations and real-time feedback is also a priority.  So whether it’s more targeted and meaningful conversations around professional and personal development, regular feedback, coaching or developing infrastructure, we want to help our people grow. 

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 Kellie McLean on Kellie.McLean@au.kwm.com

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

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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