Lawyer, Private Equity

Gilbert + Tobin

[Sydney based] Seeking high performing, experienced lawyers to join our market leading private equity practice.

About G+T
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.

Corporate Advisory – Private Equity
G+T is regarded as one of the leading advisers to private equity funds and other financial buyers and funds managers in Australia. Our team has been involved in many of the market-shaping private equity transactions in Australia in the last 10 years.

Recent Transactions our mergers and acquisitions and capital markets practice have worked on can be viewed at

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:
  • 5+ years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets 
  • Strong drafting and advice writing skills
  • Superior technical knowledge
  • The ability to work effectively with clients
  • The ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
What we will offer you
This role will see you working on Australia’s leading Private Equity matters. See all our news and deals here:

G+T prides itself on being a great place to work. Our benefits are designed to help our employees manage all their lifestyle needs and to reward them for being part of the team. From financial rewards to health and wellbeing, outstanding L+D opportunities, flexibility and innovation – for all the benefits of being part of the G+T team, click here:

How to apply
For a confidential conversation, please contact Laura Scott at

Alternatively, submit your interest online today with a covering letter, CV and academic transcripts.