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  • Work on high value deals
  • Be mentored and developed by a seasoned partner
  • Be at the coal face on deals

The Firm

Our client is a well established and successful commercial law firm. Due to new clients and an increase in instructions, the partners are looking to recruit a lawyer with at around 1 to 4 years pae in the are of corporate/commercial law.

This law firm has been attracting high profile clients in various industries eg property, construction, retail, media, technology, financial services and fintech, FMG, fashion and entertainment, advertising, health, venture capitalists, manufacturing, private equity funds.

The Role

The work will be varied and every day is difference. You will work on private M&A transactions including private equity deals. You will be working on a deal from start to finish and you will be involved in, for example, drafting complex share-holder agreements, be involved in capital raisings, drafting joint venture agreements, advise on restructurings and work-outs, due diligences, draft partnership agreements. Our client has even undertaken IPOs.

You will work closely with the partners and their clients. This is a 'hands on' role and would suit the ambitious lawyer who is wanting to roll up their sleeves, take on more responsibility and who wants to do some indredible work.

The Person

You will currently be working in a well-respected law firm in their corporate/commercial team and you are the type of lawyer who enjoys turning their hand to all types of corporate/commercial matters. You will have around 1 to 4 years post admission experience and you enjoy autonomy but also working in teams. It is important that you are commercially focused and not just a black letter lawyer. You are also the type of lawyer who is client focused and outcomes driven.

Other important attributes are:

  • strong drafting and advisory skills
  • problem solving skills and the ability to think outside the box
  • excellent attention to detail
  • ability to work under pressure and manage competing deadlines
  • strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
  • ability to manage high profile clients
  • ability to play an important role in the further growth of the firm
  • drive, ambition and enthusiasm for practising law differently

Benefits & Culture

Our client's working culture is vibrant, energetic, positive, friendly and close knit.

On offer is a generous salary package. The partners at this law firm are not focused on billables but are focused on client service and client outcomes. Bonuses are given at the end of each financial year for exceeding budgets (which are reasonable).

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For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB
Ref No: MT22062
Email: marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 671 673

Please send your CV in Microsoft Word format.

Marianna Tuccia is a former lawyer and is passionate about helping lawyers in their next career move. If the above role isn't what you are looking for, reach out to her so she can assist you in finding the right one!