Corporate M&A Associate

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 140000 to 200000
Contact name: Bianca Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: CO230524
Published: 29 days ago
  • Are the extended hours at larger firms taking a toll, prompting you to prioritise personal and family time?
  • Could the hierarchical system of big law firms be hindering your progression and career advancement opportunities?
  • Would you like to actively engage in Business Development and not feeling relegated to the back room with limited client interaction?
  • This firm addresses both of these concerns, offering a work environment where you have direct client contact and thrive within a robust and supportive culture.  
This is a reputable commercial law firm known for its business mindset, client service and investment in fruitful opportunities. They pride themselves on their positive internal culture, innovation & work / life balance. The offer big firm expertise without the politics and long hours associated with the larger firms.
This firm not only has highly sophisticated clientele but also a down-to-earth hard working and professional team. On top of this their lawyers also enjoy:
  • Complete flexibility in your hours as long as client deadlines are being met.
  • Many of their current lawyers are working from home a few days per week and will also be an option for this new position.
  • In terms of career progression, the promotion opportunities  are based on a 'flat structure' where promotion and responsibility are given on merit, not time in the role.
  • The opportunity to actively be involved in BD and have client contact 
You will be reporting to a highly experienced Corporate M&A Partner who has worked for many top-tier and magic circle firms both in Australia and Internationally. Alongside other specialists in the team, you will advise on
  • Takeovers;
  • JV's;
  • Regulated and Off-market Corporate M&A;
  • IPO's and other Capital Raisings;
  • Back Door Listings;
  • Corporate Advisory;
  • Corporate Governance; and
  • Listings on the ASX, NSX,  AIM, HKSE, BSE, and TSX among others.
Ideally, you will have a minimum of 4 years' post admission experience in Corporate M&A.

You will be eager to advance your career, currently positioned at a Associate level or early SA level.

An added bonus will be someone thats craving the opportunity to be involved in BD and feels they haven't been given that chance or have been held back - this opportunity is calling your name!

This opportunity will enable you to take that next step in your career providing you to be well-resourced by the rest of the Corporate Team. You can operate with complete autonomy yet know there is support there if you need it. 

We have a total and uncompromising commitment to confidentiality, while also taking considerable pride in briefing you properly with a comprehensive Information Document on the role. We afford you as much time as you need to do your own research before deciding whether to move forward to interview with the firm.  

To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Profile. Alternatively quote Ref: CO230524 and email your Resume in Word format to:
  • Bianca Davies -
If this role is not entirely suitable then we would still enjoy the opportunity of hearing from you. We often work on roles that are not advertised, with a range of positions across private practice and in-house.  
Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.