Lawyer/Associate, Corporate - Energy and Resources (Perth)

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Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Perth
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 

The energy and resources industry is changing rapidly. At Allens, we are regularly sought out by major resources clients to assist them with large-scale projects and complex commercial transactions across the oil and gas, energy and mining sectors. Resources is in our DNA, our expertise is based on a long history of working on a wide range of resources projects and transactions in Australia and internationally.

As a result of growth, we are seeking an Associate to join our Perth Corporate practice group, with corporate or resources experience and an interest in working with key players in the energy and resources industry. Working with leading energy and resources specialists who are focussed on your career, you will have an opportunity to work with mining companies and oil and gas companies (at all stages of project lifecycles).

The type of work you would do includes, farm in and joint venture agreements, equity restructurings, offtake agreements and buyers and sellers of various mining, energy and oil and gas assets and projects.

As a corporate lawyer at Allens, you will form part of a tight, highly motivated team and will have opportunities to stretch your capability and skills in a supportive environment. You will be given opportunities to work on some of the leading matters in the resources industry, within WA and nationally. 

What you'll bring 

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • An interest in the energy and resources sector, preferable with a corporate M&A or projects background, ideally at a leading Australian practice, international firm or boutique firm;
  • Experience within joint ventures and joint venture agreements, resources project acquisitions and disposals, commodity sale and purchase agreements;
  • An ability to effectively manage small matters and 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; and
  • Someone who thrives within and leading teams. 

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.

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 

We prefer to hear from you directly. Please submit your resume and transcript via our on-line careers site addressed to Lily Petrova, Resourcing Manager on +61 3 9613 8743 for a confidential discussion.

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