Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial

Job title : Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1507838
About our client:
Our client is looking for corporate and commercial practitioners at lawyer level (1-3 years PQE) who are interested in elevating their careers by joining an award-winning and rapidly expanding Corporate & Commercial team within a top-tier boutique firm.
You will have the opportunity to work on a range of interesting, varied and challenging matters, canvassing areas such as:
  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • capital raisings;
  • complex contracting arrangements; and
  • general commercial work.
You will join a busy and high performing Corporate & Commercial team, which services clients ranging from startups, medium sized enterprises, small and mid-cap ASX companies, high net worth clients, venture capital and private equity funds and large corporates.

About you:
To be successful in this role, you will:
  • Have demonstrated experience in corporate and commercial law matters, and a commitment to growing and expanding your legal knowledge;
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and contributing to a high performing team with an excellent team and broader workplace culture;
  • Show initiative and have the ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively;
  • Enjoy building relationships with your clients, using your excellent legal drafting and written and verbal communication skills;
  • Have well developed organisation, time management and project management skills, with an ability to manage competing priorities and to escalate and/or delegate matters as required; and
  • Have demonstrated experience in managing client matters, taking instructions from clients and engaging with clients and other advisors.
Key responsibilities in this role:  
  • Assisting on mid market M&A transactions on both the buy and sell side including undertaking due diligences, drafting and/or reviewing sale agreements and assisting with completion including coordinating and conducting virtual and/or in-person completion;
  • Assisting with capital raising from start up, through series A/B and/or C to exit;
  • Reviewing, drafting, negotiating and advising on a range of commercial contracts directly with clients and other parties; and
  • Supporting and working collegiately with senior lawyers in the team to deliver outcomes.
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