Lawyer, Banking + Infrastructure

Gilbert + Tobin

[Sydney based] Seeking mix of leveraged, acquisition, project + corporate finance experience to support market leading Banking + Infrastructure team

About Gilbert + Tobin
Since our inception in 1988, Gilbert + Tobin (G+T) has grown to become a top-tier corporate law firm providing a full legal service offering to corporates and governments throughout Australia and around the world.
  
With over 800 employees nationally, we are recognised as a leading transactions, regulatory and disputes law firm. We are renowned for our progressive approach to legal issues, employing top talent and delivering outstanding client service. We handle some of the most complex transactions in Australia, with a well-established base of corporate clients including many of the ASX 100 leading companies, major infrastructure and services providers, large financial institutions as well as government and public authorities.
  
Our firm is also committed to outstanding citizenship. Our pro bono legal team are proud proponents of social justice and since inception, pro bono work has been an integral part of our practice. We have a particular focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations, people with disabilities, refugees and human rights matters.  We have one of the highest proportion of women partners among major Australian law firms and, as the first corporate law firm to source 100% renewable electricity, we have a long-standing focus on being a carbon neutral organisation.

About the Banking + Infrastructure team
Our Banking and Infrastructure group advises leading Australian and international financial institutions, investment banks, corporations and private equity funds. We act for lenders, borrowers, sponsors and consortia on a range of issues from high-value corporate transactions to complex restructuring projects. Because we regularly act for lenders, borrowers, arrangers and investors, we understand the different commercial drivers in any financial transaction. This means we are able to anticipate key legal and commercial issues likely to arise in any transaction and then guide our clients through them.
View some of our recent transactions at https://www.gtlaw.com.au/expertise/banking-and-infrastructure
  
About you
As our successful candidate you should be able to demonstrate a desire, and the capacity, to work on high profile and technically challenging transactions.  You should be an ambitious high performer, looking to work in an environment where your performance will be duly recognised and rewarded accordingly. In addition, you will have:
  • 6+ years’ experience, with strong exposure to leveraged, acquisition, project and corporate finance transactions
  • A desire to work on technically challenging matters
  • Outstanding drafting and advice writing skills
  • Superior analytical skills
  • The ability to work effectively with clients
  • The ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
What we will offer you
First of all, you’ll be working in a happy, close-knit, friendly and high performing team.

Outside of work we have social gatherings within the larger team and enjoy monthly Friday drinks, monthly birthday celebrations and other get togethers throughout the year.

G+T is proud to offer all of its employees a range of excellent benefits which you can view on our careers website at: http://bit.ly/GTFLYER  

Lastly, you’ll be based in our open planned offices with panoramic views of the city and easy access to public transport, restaurants, cafes and exercise facilities.
  
How to apply
For further information on this role, please call Laura Scott at 02 9263 4225.
Otherwise, apply online today.