Lawyers, Associates & Senior Associates, Banking & Finance (Sydney)

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

About Allens

Allens is a leading international law firm with offices throughout Australia and Asia.

We have recently been named an elite "band one" firm in 18 practice areas and jurisdictions by Chambers Asia Pacific 2020. We were also awarded Law Firm of the Year (> 500 employees) at the Australasian Law Awards, 2019. This achievement caps off a year of working with clients on some of Australia's largest and most complex deals.

The opportunity

We are in growth mode and are looking for additional lawyers at the Associate and Senior Associate level with skills in either project finance, acquisition and leveraged finance, securitisation and debt capital markets, asset finance and / or corporate and property finance.

Allens has one of the largest and most dynamic groups of banking specialists in the region.  We are one of the few firms to feature on every major legal panel in the Australian finance market and we advise some of the world's leading financial institutions and corporate borrowers across a range of industries.

Our presence in Asia continues to strengthen through our international alliance with Linklaters where we service various financial institutions, their clients and our own corporate clients, on cross border transactions and with multi-level funding arrangements.

What you'll bring

  • Experience working in a banking and finance team, ideally at a well-regarded top tier firm, international firm or boutique firm.
  • A commitment to develop and apply deep legal specialist knowledge while keeping abreast of developments in adjacent areas.
  • An ability to effectively lead matter teams.
  • A clear approach to connecting with clients, understanding their needs and developing trusted relationships.
  • The ability to establish a professional profile and internal networks, and collaborate on business development activities.
  • A willingness to share your thinking and nurture the development of others.

What we'll offer

We'll equip you with the skills and experience you need to be a lawyer 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.

Our strategic alliance with Linklaters opens up worlds of opportunity for our business and our people through international secondments. Our global teams act as one, sharing knowledge and best practice approaches to help solves our clients' most complex problems.

In a rapidly changing world, we seek opportunities to innovate, embracing creative thinking, new approaches and emerging technology.  We believe strongly in driving positive change to do right by ourselves, our clients and our community.

We recognise that our people are talented professionals who lead full and rewarding lives, and we want to create an environment that inspires them to give their very best. Flexibility is standard, underpinned by mutual trust and responsibility. 

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.

At Allens, we celebrate the unique insights our people bring to work each day. We know diverse teams make for better experiences—for our people, clients and communities.

Are you ready to begin?

We prefer to hear from you directly. Please submit your resume and transcript via our on-line careers site addressed to Courtney Reynolds, Resourcing Consultant on +61 03 9613 8935 for a confidential discussion.


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