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Legal Counsel - Corporate Transactions

A leading global organisation is currently seeking a mid-level corporate transactional/M&A lawyer to join their high performing in-house legal team in Sydney. This opportunity will report into the General Counsel and will involve providing support to the business on acquisitions and complex cross-border transactions.
 
 
The key responsibilities of this role include assisting with:
 
  • Mid to large scale mergers and acquisitions (some of which will be cross-border), as well as corporate restructuring transactions;
  • A mix of equity capital markets, securities, structuring of entities, corporate governance with some general corporate advisory;
  • Advising the business and senior executives on a range of legal and regulatory issues;
  • Supporting the business with legal services including contract review, document preparation and due diligence; and
  • Assisting the General Counsel on various project based assignments and initiatives.
 
Ideally between 2 to 5 years post admission experience, together with:
 
  • Solid corporate M&A transactional experience, ideally from a well-regarded global, top-tier/mid-tier environment or from an in-house organisation;
  • Strong understanding of relevant Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules;
  • Commercially-astute with strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent technical, communication and negotiation skills; and
  • Pro-active and positive attitude and ability liaise with key stakeholders (both internally & externally).
 
In return this role offers a collegiate and forward-thinking environment with a defined career path in addition to lots of flexibility & autonomy.
 
To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall 029 195 2981/0421 171 391.