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Senior Associate - Mergers & Acquisitions

Minter Ellison lawyers

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/09/2016

Job Category:

Legal / Merger & Acquisition

Job description:

About Us

As a top tier law firm, MinterEllison runs an international practice, working on headline assignments for leading domestic and international clients. We have 15 offices around the world and over 900 lawyers and 800 administrative and support staff.

Our Culture

At MinterEllison, our people are our brand. Every day, every person in our firm plays a vital role in helping clients to close deals, find solutions, resolve disputes, grasp opportunities and create value. We are a friendly and supportive firm that takes pride in our work, our individual and collective achievements, our clients' success, and our strong reputation in the marketplace.

Our Team

Our Melbourne Corporate M&A team is an established force, providing the full spectrum of public and private corporate transactions including, strategic M&A (including major public M&A transactions, private M&A transactions, advice on M&A strategy and innovation in developing new solutions), equity capital raisings and initial public offersprivate equity and venture capital, foreign investment and financial services.

Our M&A practice is a market leader, with recent high profile roles on some of Australia's largest and most complex corporate transactions, and has strong client relationships with many leading Australian and international corporates across a range of industries.

Your role

In this role, you will be part of our Melbourne Corporate M&A team focussing on private and public M&A transactions. You will work for a variety of highly regarded partners, including some of Australia's leading M&A lawyers.

We are also interested in applications from excellent Associates and Lawyers.

What you need

We welcome applications from lawyers with:

  • experience practising as a Senior Associate in a highly regarded corporate practice
  • strong M&A transactional experience
  • strong client facing skills and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry advisors
  • ability to participate in practice management by effectively supervising and mentoring junior lawyers
  • commercial acumen and an active approach to business development initiatives
  • resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own.

What we offer

At MinterEllison we have a working culture that is second to none, our employees work in a collegiate environment that is team orientated and focussed on producing outstanding results and solutions for our clients. You will enjoy having access to leading learning and development programs designed to take your career to the next level including maximising your legal technical expertise, client and solution focus, business acumen and leadership skills.

We offer competitive top tier employment packages including a market leading bonus scheme. We also offer a wide range of employment benefits including:

  • free gym membership
  • an iPhone package
  • an additional week of annual leave for Senior Associates
  • salary continuance insurance
  • extensive health and wellbeing programs.

MinterEllison is proud of its investment in the community and all MinterEllison employees are welcome to become involved with our pro bono schemes.

How to apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV, cover letter and academic transcripts for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Alyce Bennett on +61 2 9921-4363 for a highly confidential discussion.