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Structured Finance Associate/Senior Associate

Minter Ellison lawyers

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/12/2017

Job Category:

Legal / Banking & Financial Services

Job description:

About us

MinterEllison is one of the Asia Pacific's leading law firms. Established in Sydney in 1827, our firm today operates in Australia, Hong Kong, mainland China, Mongolia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom through a network of integrated offices and associated offices.

Our culture

Our Finance team operates within our national Capital Markets and Corporate line of business, and has a recognised market-leading practice, consistently rated in Chambers Global/Asia Pacific. The structured finance team is led by partners John Elias and James Mok who are recognised for their expertise in structured finance, securitisation, asset finance, acquisition finance and/or debt capital markets.

The team regularly acts for domestic and international banks, financial institutions and major corporations.

What you need

Our Finance team is currently seeking a structured finance lawyer to join our thriving Sydney office. The role is for an Associate with several years' experience or a junior Senior Associate.

We welcome applications from lawyers with:

  • experience in finance law preferably gained at a reputable banking and finance practice in Australia or overseas
  • strong technical skills and demonstrated experience advising clients on complex finance transactions
  • structured finance, securitisation, asset finance, acquisition finance and/or debt capital markets experience is an advantage, however we will consider candidates coming from any banking and finance sector with an interest in these areas
  • the ability to form enduring relationships with clients and industry experts
  • the ability to thrive in a collaborative environment and to mentor junior lawyers in the team
  • resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own

What we offer

As a lawyer at MinterEllison you'll be working with major multi-national, regional and local companies as well as government organisations and state-owned entities. These clients trust us with their biggest and most complex deals that span jurisdictions. You'll be part of a team, collaborating across practice areas and across offices and working with partners who are recognised as leaders in their fields.

You will enjoy working in an environment where people care about ensuring that you balance your professional goals with your interests outside of work. We offer competitive top tier employment packages and a wide range of employment benefits. Our internal support teams are second to none, and our learning and professional development programs are designed to maximise your legal technical expertise, client and solution focus, business acumen and leadership skills to help you take the next step in your career.

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 Lee Robinson on 02 9921 4794 for a highly confidential discussion.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.