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Senior Associate - Mergers & Acquisitions - Sydney

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

We are seeking a Senior Associate to join our dynamic Mergers & Acquisitions team.

About the team

This team specialises in company and trust acquisitions and disposals, fund raisings and restructures, equity capital markets and strategic corporate and securities law advice.  We are ranked as Band 1 in all leading industry publications.

This role will report in to David Eliakim.  David is one of our key corporate partners and is consistently ranked in industry publications as a leading corporate lawyer.  You will have access to a diverse range of top quality work in David’s team, ranging from public to private M&A to capital and fund raisings, with a focus on the vibrant real estate and infrastructure sectors.

We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment.  David is regarded as an excellent mentor and team-builder and works with a fantastic group of energetic and highly-capable lawyers.  We have initiatives in place that ensure that the firm's culture is welcoming and supportive. We offer exceptional training opportunities, mentoring programs and other benefits

You will have

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

  • strong analytical skills;
  • broad-ranging drafting experience;
  • a passion to deliver excellent client service; and
  • an enthusiasm to be involved in business development activities.

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 almost 3000 lawyers in 28 locations around the world, works 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. 

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.

For further information on this role, please contact Kellie McLean on 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.

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.

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