The Equity Capital Markets (ECM) Team advise issuers, investment banks, shareholders and investors on local and cross-border stock exchange listings, equity and hybrid securities offerings, rights issues and entitlement offers, capital management transactions, stock exchange compliance and hedging transactions.
Baker McKenzie also represent clients in investigations involving securities laws, tax regulations, improper payments and insider trading and have experience advising on the securities law aspects of employee benefit plans and working on proxy solicitations and accounting restatements.
You will work across three key partners in the ECM space, Craig Andrade, Lauren Magraith and Antony Rumboll. The team has a unique position in the Australian market with unrivalled expertise in capital markets, gained from many years as in-house counsel at bulge bracket investment banks.
Antony is the team’s latest Partner and came across from UBS as a senior investment banking lawyer. He has been involved in many of Australia's most significant corporate transactions including the Qube takeover of Asciano, the Tatts/Tabcorp merger, the QR National IPO, Telstra 3 Share Offer, 2010 Shell/Woodside block trade and recent IPOs such as MYOB, Healthscope and Link.
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.
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 Mitch Barreca, Senior Talent Management Consultant, 02 8922 5575.
- 5 - 7 years PQE