Senior Associate - Commercial

Ablethorpe Recruitment

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Practitioner to really build their own portfolio in the commercial and corporate medico legal.

  • Work Close to home
  • Excellent boutique firm
  • Really build your own practice
Our Client
Our client is a long established and highly regarded boutique firm based in the busy inner Melbourne suburb of Armadale. The firm has a strong reputation for its commercial and property practice.  With client base is based all over Australia and internationally the firm provides strategic advice to high-net-worth individuals as well as SME clients and have a particular speciality in advising on commercial operations needs in the medical and allied health space.
The Role
There is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Associate (ideally 7+YRs PQE) to join the team.  The role will see you manage your own file load whilst building your own client portfolio. It is also an excellent opportunity for a senior lawyer looking to build on their mentoring skills as you lead junior lawyers.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas: 
  • Commercial mergers and acquisitions, and due diligence;
  • Commercial contract drafting, review and negotiation;
  • Shareholders / Unitholders / Partnership / Franchise Agreements;
  • Joint venture agreements;
  • Risk mitigation and avoidance;
  • Business structuring;
  • Commercial advice to businesses, directors, executives and shareholders.
Experience with medical and health industry clients is highly regarded but not essential. 
What's on Offer
With the promotion of quality training and mentoring from leading practitioners, this is your chance to work in a well-regarded boutique firm and build a substantial practice. You will have the chance to work in a collaborative team environment and have access to great career progression as well as good work/life balance.   Salary will be to CBD market and in level with experience
To Apply
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application via Ablethorpe Recruitment by contacting our consultants on the below details:

Stuart Ablethorpe, Director of Legal Recruitment 0403 791 000 or

Ciara Leavy, Legal Recruitment Consultant 0403 992 411 or

All discussions will be in strict confidence and your CV details will not be passed to any third party or prospective employer until instructed by you.
Want More?
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