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Solicitors and Senior Associates - Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth

Apply now Job no: 495919
Work type: Full time - Contract, Full time - Permanent, Part time - Contract, Part time - Permanent
Location: Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Categories: Projects & Real Estate, Construction, Environment & Planning, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, Employee Relations & Safety, Dispute Resolution, Taxation, Competition, Intellectual Property

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. 

Who are we?

We are King & Wood Mallesons. The top tier international law firm, from Asia, for the world.

A firm born in Asia, underpinned by world class capability. With over 2000 lawyers in 30 global locations, we draw from our Western and Eastern perspectives to deliver incisive counsel.

Our unique firm was born out of a big idea – that the world needs a firm like us. A firm that can bridge East and West and create a new standard of world-class legal services. A firm that attracts clients and talent with borderless ambitions. To become the leading top tier international law firm from Asia, for the world.  Our clients need a top tier firm in the region who can match deep local understanding with a world-class platform. That's us. That's KWM.

We are driven by a simple purpose – to use our mastery of the law for the lasting prosperity of our clients, people and communities. It’s why we exist. It’s why we are KWM.

Everything we do is grounded in a set of core principles which guide the way we operate as a leading international firm – how we enable our clients to succeed; how we grow our people to be their best and how we support our communities to thrive.

•          Empathy

•          Betterment

•          Quality

•          Generosity

•          Clarity

•          Creativity

•          Trust

•          Dynamism

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for exceptional Solicitors and Senior Associates to join our market leading practice groups in all offices nationally: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.

What sets us apart?

We deliver industry expertise, experience and insights across the full spectrum of commercial, financial and specialist legal services including:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Competition, Trade & Regulatory
  • Corporate, Private Equity, M&A and Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution & Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Funds
  • Projects, Energy & Resources
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Tax

What would you bring to the team? 

  • excellent analytical, communication and research skills - to contribute to the delivery of prompt and commercially astute advice
  • strong commitment to client service and well-developed relationship management ability - you will play a role in supporting and actively developing our relationships with clients and other areas of the firm
  • 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 in the preparation of advice and drafting documents

You will have experience gained in a similar environment or both in private practice and within the legal team of an industry participant. You don't need to have worked on everything we work on; our responsibility will be to broaden your skills and experience.

What else we’ll offer

  • Formal and informal flexible working patterns and leave arrangements
  • Holistic wellbeing programs to support mental and physical health, including access to a broad range of mental health resources, gym memberships, flu vaccinations and skin cancer checks
  • Mobility around our network when opportunities arise
  • Access to a large range of learning and development opportunities
  • A detailed framework to support working parents in balancing their personal and professional priorities
  • Corporate discounts on health and general insurance, superannuation advice and other products and services
  • Opportunities to participate in a wide range of pro-bono and community impact programs, and inclusion networks

How to apply

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.

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.

Agencies - please note that we are not currently accepting applications from agencies for this role.

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.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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