Associate, Restructuring and Insolvency (Melbourne)

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

The opportunity

With a dedicated team of partners and specialist lawyers in Australia, and through our alliance with Linklaters, Allens is the pre-eminent firm in restructuring and insolvency in the Asia Pacific region. Our international reach and experience acting in cross-border situations put us at the forefront of global trends and restructuring techniques.

We're now seeking to employ a talented Associate to join our leading Restructuring and Insolvency practice in our Melbourne office.

The team has handled some of Australia’s most significant insolvency and restructuring cases in recent years. Their specialist services include advising both creditors and debtors in relation to corporate restructuring and workouts, distressed opportunities, formal insolvency regimes and security enforcement.

What you'll bring

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Experience working in an insolvency team, ideally with a litigation skill set, at a leading Australian practice or international firm. 
  • An ability to effectively manage smaller/mid-size 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 provide lifelong learning that develops you personally and professionally, and gives you 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.

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 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.

Work pattern

This is a full-time, permanent role. Allens supports a hybrid working model where working from home part of the week is the norm. 

How to apply

Please apply online or call Shannon Lyndon-Lugg on +61 3 9613 8790 for a confidential discussion.

Our culture is made up of unique backgrounds and varying life experiences. It's what makes us the high-performing firm we are today.  We celebrate our people's differences across gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability and family and caring arrangements. Here, you will experience what it's like to be able to bring your whole self to work. We strongly encourage applications from First Nations people.  

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