The Team

Baker McKenzie's Funds Group is one of the premier funds legal practices in Australia. The Funds Transaction Group is part of the Major Projects Group given its focus on major transactions in the real estate, infrastructure, energy and private equity sectors. It also works closely with the Financial Services and Funds (FSF) Group, which focuses generally on funds management, structured equities and derivatives, tax structuring, financial markets, superannuation, regulation and disclosure.

The work undertaken by the Funds Transaction Group is primarily transactional in nature, and includes assisting funds on raising capital and undertaking investments and M&A transactions.

The Role

The Funds Transaction Group in Sydney requires a Senior Associate with experience in funds management with a transactional focus in a large firm environment. Additional experience in a commercial environment, in funds, would be looked upon favourably.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Regulatory skills (desirable)
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Commercial acumen
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and inter-personal skills
  • Strong team player
  • excellent analytical, communication and research skills - to contribute to the delivery of prompt and commercially astute advice
  • strong academic background

The Firm

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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.

To Apply

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