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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.
The Practice Group
Our Corporate Group is at the forefront of providing commercially astute advice to major Australian and global companies. We are particularly well known for our high-end mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and private equity practices. With offices across the globe, we provide our clients with something that no other Australian law firm can offer – a leading Australian practice with access to an integrated global platform.
Our areas of experience include 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.
The Corporate Group is organised in the following subgroups.
- Debt Capital Markets
- Equity Capital Markets
- Private Equity
- Mergers & Acquisitions
The Corporate Markets Practice Group is seeking a transactional lawyer with 6+ years experience.
- Experience in corporate transactions (such as takeovers, mergers, reconstructions, acquisitions and divestments) gained in a top tier firm is essential
- Experience in capital raisings, initial public offerings as well as corporate advisory experience would be highly regarded
- Strong technical, drafting and commercial skills
- Strong client service ethic
- Ability to work well as part of a team
- 6 + years experience
We are seeking enthusiastic people, who are willing to seize opportunities and are excited by the connectivity that a global law firm can offer. For a confidential discussion and further information, please contact Natalie Brunton, Talent Management Consultant on 02 8922 5747. Please note that all applications must be submitted online via our careers page.