Corporate/M&A Lawyer

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The Firm

Our client is a growing and successful commercial law firm. Due to new clients and an increase in instructions, the partners are looking to recruit a lawyer with at least 2 years pae in the area of corporate/M&A 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 no day is the same. 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.

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 and take on more responsibility.

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 at least 2 years post admission experience and you enjoy autonomy but also working in collaborative team environment. 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 results driven.

Other important attributes are:

  • impeccable 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 and friendly. The partners are proud of their culture and it is the type of environment that would suit a lawyer that has an entrepreneurial spirit.

On offer is an above market salary package and a healthy bonus scheme. The partners at this law firm are not focused on billables but are focused on client service and client outcomes.

As well as an excellent salary package, there will be assistance with post graduate studies, payments of CLEs, opportunity to participate in sporting and social activities, the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, flexible work practices.

The partners truly invest in their lawyers and progression is a reality.


Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB
Ref No: MT19238
Email: marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 671 673

Please send your CV in Microsoft Word format. Applications close 20 May 2021. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.