Associates, Mergers & Acquisitions (Brisbane)

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Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Brisbane
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 39 offices in 28 countries. Allens offers one of the most comprehensive legal networks in Australia and Asia.

We have been named an elite band one firm in 18 practice areas and jurisdictions in the 2018 Chambers Asia Pacific rankings. 

The opportunity 

Our 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 emphasis on quality, innovation and timeliness, we deliver highly successful outcomes in mergers and acquisitions for leading companies and financial sponsors in Australia and around the world.  

Our growing Brisbane practice is looking for two Associates with 2+ years' of Corporate/M&A experience to join the team. Primarily working with partners Chelsey Drake, Franki Ganter and John Hedge, you will be involved in public company takeovers, significant private M&A transactions, capital raisings and project work.  The Brisbane M&A and Capital Markets team advises clients across a range of sectors including energy & resources, agribusiness, travel and infrastructure.

What you'll bring 

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience from a Corporate / M&A practice at a leading Australian practice or international firm;
  • Experience in both private and public M&A transactions;
  • An ability to effectively manage and execute smaller transactions and be an active team member on the larger matters;
  • A willingness to build an understanding of our clients' business and develop effective working relationships;
  • An ability to establish a professional profile and internal and external networks; and
  • A willingness to develop others through mentoring and sharing experiences and networks. 

What we'll offer
 
If you have the ambition, talent and desire to progress through our firm, you can – as soon as you're ready.
 
You will be able to participate in a market leading incentive scheme.
 
At Allens, we provide lifelong learning that develops you personally and professionally, and access to people and partners who can help you become the best you can be. You'll be given ongoing opportunities to get involved and to take your career all the way. It's up to you to make the most of them.

 You'll enjoy a range of other benefits including free gym membership, staff discounts with hundreds of suppliers, market leading flexible work practices and regular social and sporting activities.

Allens also leads the profession in community investment, giving you the opportunity to make a difference through our work on reconciliation, the environment and other social justice issues as well as our workplace giving and volunteering programs.
 
How to apply

Please submit your resume and academic transcript via our on-line careers site addressed to Christa Howat, Resourcing Consultant or call Christa on 07 3334 3115 for a confidential discussion. 

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