Banking & Finance Associate (3+ Years) | Leading National Firm

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job Title: Banking & Finance Associate (3+ Years) | Leading National Firm
engagement: Permanent
location: Brisbane
position: lawyer
reference: BF10012020
contact email:
contact name: Kirra Gaskell
job Published: 11 Jan 2020
closing Date: 08 Feb 2020

Job Description


Our Client is one of Australia's leading law firms, with a banking & finance team that has grown in number and strength over the past 12 months. Boasting experience, capability and team bench-strength to work on complex, cutting edge transactions. this banking & finance team consistently wins praise from clients and the market for its responsiveness and ability. This world-class law firm is guided by important values, ensuring an energetic and exciting environment in which careers can be developed.


Our Client is currently looking for a banking and finance lawyer to join their busy team, entering at Associate/Senior Associate level, working under a talented and experienced Partner.

The scope of work will include:

  • Private Equity;
  • Acquisition Finance;
  • General Corporate Finance;
  • Debt Restructurings; and
  • Project Financing
You will also be required to take responsibility for the drafting of basic financial documents, such as securities and condition precedent documents.


You will have good knowledge of all major aspects of corporate lending, including various forms of debt financing available; different forms of security available; and all related legal issues. In addition you be able to demonstrate understanding of the Corporations Act; regulatory regime; basic revenue issues (including stamp duty and withholding tax); priorities; subordination; trusts; related party transactions; limited recourse; derivatives; due diligence; and insolvency issues.

The successful candidate will have between 3 Years PAE up to 1 year in a Senior Associate capacity within a sizeable law firm, as well as a good knowledge of the finance industry, debt capital markets and project financing.


The firm is offering a competitive remuneration package with a high performance incentive scheme. The role provides excellent prospects for career progression, with a clearly defined career path and mentoring program on offer. Flexible working arrangements are also available, with part-time or work from home options.


To express an interest in this role, please quote job reference #BF10012020 and send your CV in confidence to Craig Ashton-Sward (Senior Client Advisor) or Kirra Gaskell via or call (07) 3221 1229.