Opportunity to join a leading international law firm as a key member of their class-leading Corporate team. D’Arcy Weil is representing an international law firm spanning six core practice areas: Corporate; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Intellectual Property; Private Advisory; and Real Estate and prides itself on the diverse range of people who make up the firm. _______________________________________________________________ The Corporate department is the firm’s largest and acts for private and public companies, banks, and governments. They are consistently ranked at the top of the league tables globally with most of their work having a cross-border element, requiring us to draw on the expertise of their corporate lawyers in other offices across the network. As an Associate in this team, you will work on a broad mix of transactions, including public and private M&A, joint ventures, private equity and securities offerings. Most of the work will have an international dimension and will range from some of the largest and most complex transactions to smaller deals which provide greater responsibility. Key Responsibilities and Deliverables Working on a wide variety of large, complex public and private M&A transactions Working on full-scale worldwide mergers of existing businesses, new ventures, and a variety of joint ventures Involvement with private equity and fundraising transactions across a wide range of market sectors Securities offerings including bonds, medium-term notes, high-yield bonds, derivatives, and structured products Involvement in funds and regulatory work While they encourage a broad spread of work there is an opportunity to specialise and join a number of skills and sector groups, including TMT, financial institutions, private equity, securities, transport, investment banking, and many others Key Requirements Top class academic record 3-5 years corporate experience involving cross border transactions from a leading firm A strong technical and commercial background Competencies Strong technical and commercial abilities Able to work effectively as part of a team and supervise more junior lawyers Highly effective communicator (both orally and in writing) Able to take on a high degree of responsibility and manage a challenging workload Committed to providing an excellent service to clients Proactive involvement in business development and knowledge management The firm offers comprehensive training and career development for Associates at all levels and encourage secondments. PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the ‘Apply’ button. Please upload your cover letter and CV or contact: Ivan Pignataro Director D’Arcy Weil St James Building, Mezzanine 555 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 T: 61 3 9999 7409 M: 0416 507 856 E: ivandarcyweil.com Where we indicate a band of PQE for a role, this indicates how long a client would expect a lawyer to take to gain the level of experience required in an appropriate legal context. It does not preclude applications from those with PQE who can demonstrate that they have acquired the relevant experience.