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Senior Associate - Funds

Minter Ellison lawyers

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 10/07/2018

Job Category:

Legal / Banking & Financial Services

Job description:

Solutions driven Corporate/M&A or Funds lawyer to work on challenging and innovative investment fund and product launches and funds transactions in a fast growing business.

MinterEllison is one of Australia's largest and leading law firms. MinterEllison is currently experiencing a period of significant growth and success and our Funds Management & Financial Services Team is one of the firm's fastest growing businesses.

Our Funds Management & Financial Services Team

Our Funds Management and Financial Services Group has been ranked in Band 1 by Chambers for over 5 years and we are proud of our reputation for excellence and innovation. Our partners and lawyers are regarded as industry leaders by Chambers and Leading lawyers.

Our Clients are at the forefront of everything we do and we work closely with them to truly understand their unique business in order to be their best partner.

We act for a range of leading Australian and global fund managers and financial institutions across the full range of their funds management and investment management activities. Our long standing clients include leading global fund managers, the Big Four banks, major Australian and global financial institutions, private equity firms, super funds and boutique investment houses.

We practice in all aspects of funds management and financial services including in the areas of retail funds, institutional funds, listed funds, ETFs, private equity funds, property funds, infrastructure funds, investment structures, investment mandates, funds M&A , fund restructures, superannuation and financial services regulation.

Your Role

Our Funds Management & Financial Services Team has experienced significant growth in recent years and is now looking to grow its team to support its current strategic growth plan. A number of excellent opportunities exist for Senior Associates, Senior Lawyers and Lawyers to join our growing funds management team as we continue to work on challenging and innovative investment product launches and funds transactions.

In this role, you will advise major Australian and global fund managers on establishing, structuring, promoting and marketing funds, as well as fund related M&A, fund restructures and funds management and regulatory issues. You will advise on institutional funds, retails funds, fund restructures, investment mandates, property trusts, managed investment schemes, alternate investments, ETFs, listed investment companies, private equity funds. structured products and financial services regulation.

What You Need

We are seeking a number of talented corporate/M&A or funds Senior Associates, senior lawyers and/or lawyers across a range of experience and expertise. You can be either a general corporate/M & A lawyer with an interest in and exposure to funds and funds management work, or an experienced funds lawyer.

We are interested in talking to Australian or overseas lawyers with the following:

  • experience at a law firm or in-house legal role specialising in general corporate, M&A, investment management or funds
  • experience in or exposure to advising on funds management, structuring and/or establishment
  • a client focused approach and a demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry contacts
  • a genuine interest in developing your career in the corporate transactional and funds management space
  • ability to thrive in a highly collaborative team environment
  • a commitment to excellence that matches our own

Lawyers who are approaching appointment as a Senior Associate are also encouraged to apply for this role.

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 collaborative and supportive firm that takes pride in our work, our individual and collective achievements, our clients' success, and our strong reputation in the marketplace.

What We Offer

We offer competitive top tier employment packages and a wide range of employment benefits, including free gym membership. 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 Matt Woods on +61 2 9921 8755 for a highly confidential discussion.