Banking & Finance Lawyer

  • Location
    Sydney, New South Wales
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Law firm
  • Expiry Date

Your Role

Our client, a top tier Australian law firm, is looking to hire a Associate or Senior Associate to join their Banking & Finance team in Sydney.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the Group, getting the opportunity to work within one of the largest and most diverse groups of banking specialists in the region, and with a broad range clients.

Our Team

You will work with dedicated lawyers advising lenders and borrowers throughout the region and globally. The team works across the full spectrum of financing transactions including project finance, acquisition and leveraged finance, securitisation and debt capital markets, asset finance and corporate and property finance.

Our client is one of the few firms to feature on every major legal panel in the Australian finance market and they advise some of the world’s leading financial institutions, as well as regularly acting for a large number of financial sponsors and corporate borrowers across a range of industries on their financing transactions.

This Banking & Finance team is ranked Band 1 for Banking and Finance (Legal 500 2020) and ranked Band 1 for Acquisition Finance, Corporate Finance, Property Finance and Project Finance (Chambers Asia Pacific 2020).

The team includes specialist Banking & Finance Partners and Lawyers, supported by Knowledge Management Lawyers, Paralegals, Business Development professionals and Practice Assistants. You will also work closely with other parts of the firm (including Corporate, Projects, Real Estate and Funds Management).

The team’s clients work with them because of their diverse teams, market leading quality and service. The firm is in a significant and exciting growth phase and they are looking to expand the team with a high calibre Associate or Senior Associate. As a member of this experienced and friendly team within Australia’s leading law firm, you will be challenged, supported and guided as you continue to learn and develop during your career.

Your Day

The range of services provided by the Banking & Finance team is varied and your role within the team could typically include advising our clients on financing arrangements relating to:

  • The structure and documentation for greenfield or brownfield projects
  • Acquisition and leverage
  • Property
  • General corporate financing

Your Clients

The Sydney office’s core client base is comprised of Australian major banks and international banks, the State Government, as well as private and listed corporates.

The Sydney team is a core part of the firm’s national Banking & Finance team Group, offering members the ability to work for a national client base. This provides a unique opportunity for you to gain exposure to a deeper variety of financing transactions to accelerate and further develop your technical skills and experience on financing transactions.

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.
  • Experience in an in-house legal team is also highly regarded.
  • A strong academic background.
  • An ability to effectively manage matters.
  • A willingness to participate in business development activities, such as pitch documents, firm-wide pursuits, article writing, attending industry events and hosting seminars.
  • A desire and ability to grow, both as a Banking & Finance Lawyer and leader.
  • A strong team ethic.
  • An ability to establish a professional profile and internal networks.
  • A willingness to develop others through mentoring and sharing experiences and networks.
  • A willingness to build an understanding of clients and develop effective working relationships.

For more information or for a confidential discussion, please contact Alexandra Starke –

D: 02 9236 9076


The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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