The Corporate Group is at the forefront of providing commercially astute advice to major Australian and global companies. We are particularly well known for high-end mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and private equity practices. Our experience includes corporate governance and compliance, corporate advisory, due diligence, foreign investment, hostile and recommended takeover bids, joint ventures and alliances, privatisation/corporatisations, public/private partnerships, as well as spin-offs, demergers and stock exchange listings.
As the world's largest M&A practice, over 1,300 lawyers execute more cross-border transactions than any other law firm, gaining the experience and expertise so critical to helping clients mitigate risk and achieve our goals in industries including healthcare, media, renewables, retail, industrials, insurance, food and beverage, and technology. For more than a decade, we have ranked #1 for M&A in emerging markets by deal volume; we close a deal somewhere in the world nearly every day!
Our lawyers assist clients through all stages of a transaction, from preparing the business for sale or performing due diligence, to negotiating the transaction documents, coordinating the closing across multiple jurisdictions, and integrating the operations of the resulting business.
We are now seeking a ‘Takeovers’ expert to work across two, highly-renowned and award-winning partners, David Holland and Steven Glanz, on a variety of transactions across a range of industries.
Skills and Experience Required
- Highly motivated and driven Corporate Lawyer with at least 5 year's PQE gained at a top-tier firm, or leading financial services institution
- Experience in capital raisings, initial public offerings, underwriting as well as corporate advisory
- A solid understanding of public M&A and corporate transactions, such as takeovers, mergers, reconstructions, acquisitions and divestments
- Exceptional technical, drafting and commercial skills with a strong client service ethic
- Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team and assist with the support and training of junior team members
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At Baker & McKenzie we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other law firm, we were born global. Our Australian practice was established in Sydney in 1964, in Melbourne in 1982 and in Brisbane in 2014. Our lawyers work seamlessly with our global colleagues, collectively providing a capacity of more than 5,600 locally qualified lawyers and 6,000 professional staff in 77 locations across 47 countries.
Baker & McKenzie Australia can offer you access to complex, market leading matters working with some of the world's best legal minds – people who know the law and who understand business. We have an unrivalled ability to provide training and secondment opportunities across our global network. Locally, we have an inclusive culture of learning, coaching and opportunity where you will work in small teams on matters that often cross borders. We value people who think ahead and get noticed.
Diversity & Inclusion
Baker McKenzie is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture for all its employees, with equal opportunity for all to progress and have a meaningful career with our Firm. Our mission is to foster an environment where individuals of every ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, age, disability, and marital and parental status may succeed professionally and fully contribute to the goals of the Firm.
We believe that diversity within the firm makes us stronger, and that an inclusive workplace will enable our talented workforce to achieve their potential. We celebrate differences, and all of our people are expected to create and maintain an open and supportive culture for everyone.
If you are self motivated and excited by the connectivity that a global law firm can offer, then we would like to hear from you. Please click on the Apply icon to start the online application process for this role. We will then be in touch with you once we have reviewed your application.
For a confidential discussion and further information, please contact Angelique Wanner, Talent Management Consultant, 02 8922 5596.