Senior Associate - Corporate M&A

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Job Number: 969097
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Lawyer, Sydney

About the Firm

MinterEllison is renowned as one of Asia Pacific's leading legal and consulting practices. What sets us apart is that we are driven by a strong sense of purpose: we endeavour to build authentic and enduring relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. Through our leading-edge innovation and our collaborative legal and consulting specialists, MinterEllison is redefining the boundaries of what it means to be a law firm.

The Team

Our Mergers & Acquisitions team in Sydney operates within the broader national Corporate line of business and is recognised as one of Australia's market leading practices. The group is led by industry leading experts offering tier-1 expertise across the full span of major domestic and cross border deals and transactions for a blue-chip client portfolio. They are regularly engaged in private and public M&A, capital raisings, IPOs, venture capital, private equity, restructuring, and general corporate governance, for entities both in Australia and off-shore.

Your Role

You will work closely with partner Louella Stone on a range of high value private M&A  transactions, with a focus on financial services, real estate and government.

This role would be ideal for an experienced senior associate looking to take a step up into a genuine pathway to partnership. You will be involved with business development, mentoring of junior lawyers and working towards building up the practice.

We are open to this role being based in either Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane for the right candidate.

More About You

We welcome applications from lawyers who have:

  • Demonstrated experience at senior associate level
  • Strong technical experience in M&A and private equity transactions, gained at a reputable commercial law firm.
  • Experience servicing clients within the financial services or real estate sectors would be highly regarded
  • Ability and willingness to mentor and supervise junior lawyers

Working at MinterEllison

Lawyers Weekly has ranked MinterEllison as the most attractive Law Firm of Choice in both 2019 and 2020 as voted by our Peers.

Diversity is one of the five elements that underpin our firm's purpose and informs the way we work internally and with our clients. An inclusive workplace environment is critical to leveraging the impact this diversity brings to all that we do each day. MinterEllison has been recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia for the past 11 years and has been recognised as both a Gold (2019) and Silver (2018 and 2020) Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

We believe that agile workplaces can be instrumental in delivering increased levels of productivity. At MinterEllison we support our people to maintain a healthy balance between the demands of work, life and family.  We offer a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing, including free gym membership and discounted private health insurance.

How To Apply

We prefer to connect with you directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Nicole St John, Resourcing Consultant at for a confidential discussion.

MinterEllison does not accept agency submissions unless approval to do so has been given by a member of the Resourcing Team. Approved agency submissions must be submitted through our on-line system. Candidates submitted directly to any employee or Partner of the firm will not be considered valid and will not be considered by MinterEllison. MinterEllison will not be liable for a recruitment fee in these circumstances.     

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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