Senior Associate/Senior Lawyer - M&A, Funds experience

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Full time
Salary:
Reference: SYD1605

As Australia's leading independent law firm, our culture has been built by innovative thinkers. They are the driving force behind our firm and if you choose to be part of the team your expectations will be challenged every step of the way.

We're looking for individuals who will thrive under our spirit of independence. Dynamic personalities who can collaborate, innovate and strive for success within our collegiate culture. In return we will work to help build the career you've always wanted. Are you up for the challenge?

The Corporate M&A team

Clayton Utz maintains a top-tier multi-disciplinary Corporate M&A practice.

Acting for many of Australia's top 100 companies and leading multinationals, we provide corporate clients with the tools needed to manage all the issues that arise in a successful company.

Our clients' business is our business. Whether it's capital raising, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions or commercial contract negotiation, we offer leading edge expertise, second-to-none execution skills and commercial judgment born from years of experience in the Australian corporate environment.

For further information, please visit our Corporate page on LinkedIn

The role

Working with Partner, Matt Anderson an exceptional opportunity exists for you to join Clayton Utz as a Senior Associate or Senior Lawyer in our Corporate, M&A and Capital Markets team.

As the successful candidate, you will work on various matters including Australian and cross-border mergers and acquisitions where funds experience will be highly regarded and required for this role. You will also work closely with high profile clients.

As a senior member of the team, you will have significant exposure to clients, playing a leading role on key aspects of transactions, including negotiations and drafting. You will also be comfortable leading and mentoring junior lawyers and project managing matters through to completion.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • At least 4-8 years' post-qualified experience across a range of corporate M&A and funds related matters in a (preferably top tier) firm environment.
  • A strong academic record.
  • The ability to prioritise your time across a number of busy matters.
  • As a senior member of the team, a passion for and experience in coaching, mentoring and supervising more junior lawyers.
  • A strong client service focus and work ethic.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills - required for building client relationships and maintaining a positive team environment.

Why Clayton Utz?

As part of this innovative team you will be working across major national, government, and global clients. All the while collaborating with some of the sharpest legal minds in the industry. Clayton Utz has also been a powerful force in Australian pro bono practice, striving to deliver justice for those who need it and not just those who can afford it. In your time here you'll be constantly surprised by the projects you get to work on and what you can accomplish.

Imagine what you could achieve at a top law firm that actually values independent thinking. A law firm who challenges the status quo.

Go on, challenge your expectations.

How to apply?

To submit your interest in this role, please click the 'Apply' button or contact Rose Bundrock on 03 9286 6682 to discuss further.

For more information on Clayton Utz, please visit www.claytonutz.com or follow us on [LinkedIn here](https://www.linkedin.com/company/9744?trk=tyah&trkInfo=tarId:1421650346540,tas:clayton utz,idx:2-1-4)

Clayton Utz is an inclusive employer that supports flexible work arrangements.