Associate or Senior Associate, Corporate M&A (Melbourne)

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Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Experienced Lawyers

About Allens  

Allens is an international law firm with offices throughout Australia and Asia. Through an integrated alliance with Linklaters, we offer clients access to an extensive network comprising 40 offices in 28 countries. Allens offers one of the most comprehensive legal networks in Australia and Asia.

We have been named Australian Law Firm of the Year in the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2017 thanks to positive feedback from our clients. The award caps off a year of working with clients on some of Australia's largest and most complex deals.

The opportunity 

Our Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Capital Markets Team has advised on many of Australia's largest M&A transactions in recent years, demonstrating our team's strength as one of the leading corporate practices in Australia.  We are pleased to have played a crucial role in the largest and most complex deals in Australia's corporate history.  With an emphasis on quality, innovation and timeliness, we deliver highly successful outcomes in M&A for leading companies and financial sponsors in Australia and around the world. 

Following a very busy and successful year for our M&A and Capital Markets practice nationally, we are now seeking to employ a talented Associate to join our growing Melbourne team. 

Working alongside a number of Partners in the practice, you will be involved in public and private M&A and corporate advisory work.  You will also have the opportunity to work on capital raisings and for private equity clients.  You will gain exposure across a broad range of sectors including mining, infrastructure, energy, financial services, health, media, technology and retail. 

What you'll bring

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • 2 to 4 years PQE is preferred from a Corporate / M&A practice ideally at a leading Australian practice or international firm.
  • An ability to effectively manage smaller matters and discrete elements of larger matters.
  • A desire and ability to grow, both as a lawyer and leader.
  • A willingness to build an understanding of clients and develop effective working relationships.
  • An ability to establish a professional profile and internal networks.
  • A willingness to develop others through mentoring and sharing experiences and networks.

What we'll offer

At Allens, we’re focused on advancing our industry through equipping our people with the skills and experience they need to be the lawyers of the future. We’re ready to define tomorrow. Are you?

With us, you’ll be more than a lawyer. Our people are technical experts, but they’re also trusted business advisers who think bigger, more broadly and more strategically. Together, we solve complex legal challenges, and collaborate across practice areas and disciplines to guide our clients.

We work across borders too, thanks to our alliance with Linklaters. This strategic partnership opens up worlds of opportunity for our business and our people, including rotations in Linklaters London, Hong Kong and Singapore for our graduate lawyers.

In a rapidly changing world, we seek opportunities to innovate, embracing creative thinking, new approaches and emerging technology. And we don’t just use them to benefit ourselves and our clients. We believe strongly in driving positive change to do right by our community too.

Our teams are open, inclusive and encouraging, giving you the chance to learn and grow, but your development will be down to you. You’ll have the flexibility to drive your career, and we’ll recognise your achievements and hard work as you progress through the firm. Are you ready to begin?

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please submit your application to resourcing@allens.com.au. A recruitment consultant from the team will be in touch.

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