Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer

Ablethorpe Recruitment

Bring your mid or top tier corporate and M&A experience to our multiple employer of choice winner. Supervise juniors, manage clients.

  • Multiple roles at 3-7 years PQE level
  • Commercial, Fin Services, Franchising and Sports and Entertainment clients
  • Genuine autonomy and balance
Our Client

Our client has offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and reputations for excellence.  Clients include ASX top 100 listed companies, media and entertainment icons and telecommunications and technology leaders. Recognised on the global stages and winners in BRW Client Choice Awards they have been named as one of top firms to work in Australia. 

The Role

The roles will involve the successful applicants (2-5yrs+ PQE) working working working with highly successful Partners for both public and private clients across a range of industries.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include 
  • drafting transaction documents including asset sale agreements, share sale agreements and shareholders' agreements;
  • providing general corporate and commercial advice wit a particular emphasis on the Corporations Act and the ASX Listing Rules;
  • drafting fundraising documents such as rights issue offer documents and prospectuses;
  • due diligence on corporate transactions, including establishing data rooms and document review; and
  • reviewing and drafting general commercial documents such as notices of meetings, explanatory memoranda.
  • general commercial documents including sponsorship and licensing agreements.
What's on Offer

The opportunity to work closer to quality partnership groups, get genuine client contact, decent work-life balance, plus potentially quicker access to Partnership yourself. The firms will also offer above market salaries and some of the best law firm environments in Australia.

To Apply
Please apply online using the links below. Otherwise please call our Director of Legal Recruitment Stuart Ablethorpe on +61403 791000 or Sally Westh on 03 9038 9355 quoting the above job title or send your CV direct to  
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?
For the best specialist advice in positioning your legal career whether that be getting the right experience to progress to Senior Associate, Partner or General Counsel, obtaining your next in-house legal counsel or private practice role, or simply maximising your review, contact Stuart Ablethorpe for a confidential discussion.   
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Ablethorpe Recruitment is a specialist legal recruitment agency operating in Australia and internationally.