Senior Corporate Lawyer - Adelaide

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
$150,000 - $200,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Juris Doctorate
Nov 09, 2017
Job ID
Australian Qualified Corporate Lawyer - Associate Director: 8-12 yrs

Good chance for lawyer looking for partnership but perhaps blocked - go to Adelaide for a few years then return to Sydney and grow firm
Salary to $200,000.00 - Australian Dollars - Yearly depending on experience. 

Our client is a well-established Corporate law firm, located in Adelaide but working with national and international clients.  With a focus on creating opportunities for clients, its team and the community, this role will suit a highly experienced Corporate Lawyer/Associate Director to join their dynamic team. with a focus on delivering commercial objectives for clients across the spectrum of capital raising and M&A transactions.  You will have relevant experience working in a mid or top tier firm and be able to work independently.  You will also have significant experience in taking a leading role in corporate/commercial transactions

If you are keen to work in a young, supportive and collaborative firm, take your work seriously but don’t take yourself too seriously, are caring and respectful and deliver excellent outcomes, then a move to this innovative and progressive firm in a relaxed and cost effective city may be the opportunity you have been waiting for.
The Work Includes:
  • Corporate Transactions:
  • Private and public capital raisings
  • Acquisitions and disposals of shares and assets
  • Joint ventures and private equity backed transactions
  • General commercial transactions
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Asset Sale/Purchase Agreements
  • Share Sale/Purchase Agreements
  • Employee Incentive Schemes
  • Corporations Act advice
  • Advice in relation to ASX Listing Rules
  • Public Company transactions 
  • Commercial Transactions:
  • Tender and transaction documents for major projects
  • Property transactions and documentation
  • Intellectual property documents
  • Banking and finance documents
  • Trust arrangements
  • Business structuring questions
  • Company secretarial issues

  • 8-12 + years Corporate/Commercial legal experience
  • Can liaise effectively with clients and first point of contact on all transactions
  • Extensive experience in Business Development and networking activities
  • Enjoy mentoring junior lawyers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team player in a positive environment
  • Be an Ambassador for the firm and be aware of their key value proposition
What’s in it for YOU: 
  • You will be working for top tier clients, but not in the traditional environment of corporate law firms.
  • Formal training and on the job mentoring from senior lawyers, many of whom have worked for the top tier firms nationally and internationally.
  • Be part of a firm who has consistently been in the top 20 (nationally), ranked transactional firms by Thomson Reuters.
  • As a portion of your work will be from the Eastern States, you will have an opportunity to build and maintain networks when working, travelling to, interstate clients (with the possibility of a future role in their growing Sydney office).