Senior Associate - Mergers and Acquisitions - Superannuation, Life Insurance & Funds
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Work type: Full time - Permanent
Categories: Mergers & Acquisitions
We are seeking a Senior Associate with experience in superannuation, life insurance and funds management to join our specialist team.
About the role
Our team are known for the breadth and depth of their experience. You will work within a team that is established, collegiate and high performing. This role will report in to
Nathan Hodge and Sarah Yu who specialises in superannuation, life insurance and funds management for major banks and wealth management institutions retail, industry and corporate funds, public sector schemes, investment managers and administrators across all areas of financial services law.
We have worked on some of Australia and Asia's most complex transactions and act for the region's largest and most significant public companies, major financial institutions and global investment banks.
We regularly work with specialists from other practice groups as well as other centres within the KWM network and we use sophisticated electronic tools to assist us. Our workload is varied and interesting, we act in most of Australia's large and complex commercial and regulatory disputes, investigations and public inquiries.
What experience are we looking for?
you will have recognised experience gained in a similar environment and enjoy working as part of a committed team
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 facilitate effective teamwork by developing strong internal relationships
enthusiasm to be involved in business development activities - participating in industry related programs and developing strategic relationships and networks
first rate experience of drafting documents (including deeds, agreements, memorandums of advice etc).
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
We are a top-tier law firm that aims to have a significant and positive impact on our people, clients and communities in which we work. Our firm is special because of the collective spirit of our people. We are bold, creative, collegiate, caring, smart and fun. We offer our people competitive total rewards and a strong focus on career development opportunities.
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.
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 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
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.
Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time 24 Sep 2019
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