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Solicitor + Senior Associate - Mergers & Acquisitions

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

We are seeking a Solicitor (3-5 yrs) + 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.

Who are we?

We are Asia’s top tier international law firm with deep roots in Australia spanning almost 200 years. With 30 offices, we have over 3,000 lawyers strategically positioned on the ground in the world's growth markets and financial centres.  

Why work with us?

We promote a culture based on respect, trust, inclusivity, diversity, flexibility, mastery and growth. We seek to create a workplace where our people are proud to work and where their ambitions can be realised. Connection with our people is a priority, we offer targeted and meaningful conversations around professional and personal development, with regular feedback and coaching. 

What else we’ll offer

  • Access to market leading work in your chosen specialty, and the opportunity to work with leaders in their fields
  • Flexible ways of working and various leave arrangements to balance your work and life commitments
  • Holistic wellbeing programs supporting mental and physical health, including access to a broad range of mental health resources, EAP, gym memberships, flu vaccinations, skin cancer checks and in house catered meals.
  • Mobility around our network when opportunities arise
  • Access to a large range of learning and development opportunities to help you meet your goals
  • A detailed framework to support working parents in balancing their personal and professional priorities, including 26 weeks paid parental leave open to both primary and secondary carers with no minimum service period for permanent employees
  • 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 diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged. We welcome, value, support and harness the positive benefits that people’s different life experiences bring, especially as they relate to gender, sexual orientation, culture, faith, disability and life stages.

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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