Corporate M&A – Senior Associate

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

Your Role

Our client’s Chambers Band 1 Corporate M&A and Capital Markets practice is expanding and we are recruiting high-calibre Associates to join their Sydney team. This is a fantastic role for somebody looking to work in a collaborative and high performing environment, advising on the most complex and largest deals in the market.

Our Team

This Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets (MAC) Team is an integral part of the firm’s broader Corporate practice group. The team has played a crucial role in the largest and most complex deals in Australia’s corporate history. With an emphasis on quality, innovation and timeliness, they deliver highly successful outcomes in M&A for leading companies and financial sponsors in Australia and around the world, including:

  • Public M&A (takeovers and schemes).
  • Private M&A (business and share sales and acquisitions).
  • Equity Capital Markets.
  • Private Equity.
  • Head Office & Governance.
  • Due Diligence.
  • General Corporate and Commercial.

They are consistently recognised as among the best in Australia and the Asia region. This is evidenced by the team’s consistent strength in the M&A league tables year after year. The team operates nationally and works collaboratively and includes specialist MAC Partners and Lawyers, supported by Knowledge Management Lawyers, Business Development staff and Practice Assistants.

You will also work closely with many parts of the firm (including Banking & Finance, Tax, Funds).

Your day

The range of services provided by this market-leading MAC legal team is fantastically varied. You will be involved in public and private M&A, equity capital markets and corporate advisory and governance work. You will have the opportunity to work across all of these practice areas as you develop your career. In addition, you will gain exposure across a broad range of sectors including mining, infrastructure, energy, financial services, health, media, technology and retail.

Your clients

Ranked as a Band 1 Practice by Chambers Global, you will deliver highly successful outcomes in M&A for leading companies and financial sponsors in Australia and around the world. As a member of our MAC Team, you will also have access to the firm’s extensive client base to explore and develop new opportunities and deliver outstanding service.

What you’ll bring

  • Demonstrated experience from a leading Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions / M&A and Capital Markets practice, ideally from a leading top tier, national or international firm.
  • An ability to effectively manage smaller matters and elements of larger 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 Corporate MAC lawyer and as a 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.

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

D: 02 9236 9076


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