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Senior Solicitor/Senior Associate – Mergers and Acquisitions Team - Corporate Insurance (incl. W&I) Focus

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

We are looking for a Senior Solicitor/Senior Associate with a background in mergers and acquisition or corporate insurance and in particular experience or interest in warranties and indemnities insurance to join our leading Mergers and Acquisitions team. You will be responsible for varied challenging complex legal work which often sets the pace in the market. 

About the team

This role will see you working with Mandy Tsang, a Special Counsel in our team who specialises in insurance law and has acted for a number of domestic and international clients on contentious and non-contentious insurance matters.  Mandy is a frontend insurance lawyer with over 10 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Mandy works with multinational corporations where her work includes advising on proposed insurance programmes and insurance issues for large corporate mergers and acquisitions and privatisations. She is a market leader in advising on and negotiating W&I insurance policies for numerous transactions, many of which are headline deals.

Mandy is sought after by boards and ASX listed companies for her experience in reviewing and advising on insurance and indemnity arrangements, as well as government bodies and multi-national corporations in the insurance aspects of high-profile public private partnerships. Mandy’s experience also includes high-profile and complex insurance and regulatory matters.

You will have

  • excellent analytical, communication and research skills and attention to detail - 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
  • 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 statutory interpretation and drafting advices.

You will have recognised experience gained in a similar environment and enjoy working as part of a committed 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.

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. 


Market leading work for premium clients

Formal and informal flexible working

Support for working parents including emergency childcare

Comprehensive wellbeing program including 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

Commitment to gender pay equity

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, Resourcing Consultant at Kellie.McLean@au.kwm.com

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.

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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