Senior Legal Counsel - M&A

Mahlab Recruitment

8-12 years' PQE, transactional role, strong ASX-listed business. Call Nick Robertson on 0433 828 512 for a confidential discussion.

  • Strong and stable, international business
  • Transactional M&A and corporate advisory focus
  • Established, well resourced team
About the client
  
Our client is a successful Australian business with a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of assets. It is listed on the ASX and a key component of the ASX50 index.
  
About the role
  
An opportunity has been created for a corporate lawyer with significant transactional and corporate advisory experience to join this leading business.
  
Reporting to the General Counsel, your primary responsibility will be to work closely with the business to structure, negotiate and manage joint-ventures, M&A and financing transactions. You will also advise on a broad range of matters under the Corporations Act, and Australian and international securities regulations.
  
Periodically, you may also assist with commercial advice on relation to operations, asset management and in providing advice on “best practice” risk management and legal policy frameworks.
  
About you
  
The successful candidate will have 8-12 years’ PQE, with corporate transactional experience gained from a leading Australian or international law firm. You will have a broad range of experience structuring, negotiating, and documenting corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestments, and equity positions. Some experience in associated financing transactions would also be an advantage.
  
Candidates must be comfortable working independently within a flat team structure. Strong attention to detail, transaction management and communication skills are essential.
  
For further information on this position please contact Nick Robertson: 

Ref: 949356
P: 0433 828 512 
E: nick.robertson@mahlab.com.au
 
Mahlab is Australia's leading independent legal recruitment consultancy. We specialise in placing lawyers into corporations and private practice law firms throughout Australia and internationally. 
 
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