Job Description

Our Banking and Finance team is seeking interest from Senior Associates with a background in one or all of the following areas: securitisation, derivatives, debt capital markets and hybrids.

Our work

You will be responsible for varied, challenging and complex legal work which often sets the pace in the market. In this role you will perform primarily advisory and transactional work on Australian and international transactions.

Our clients

The team works with an enviable range of clients.

About the team


Our Banking & Finance team advise on a full range of financial products. We bring outstanding teamwork and in-depth knowledge to every transaction and work closely with each other and other colleagues around the firm. Our clients range from major financial and government institutions, investment banks, financial advisors and regulators to industry groups, financiers and corporations. The workload provides great learning and development opportunities.

You will have

  • excellent analytical, communication and research skills - to deliver prompt and commercially astute advice
  • strong commitment to client service and well-developed relationship management ability - you will play a key role in supporting and actively developing our relationships with our clients
  • team focus - to mentor junior colleagues and ensure the effective utilisation of the group
  • enthusiasm to be involved in business development activities - presenting at industry related programs and managing strategic relationships and networks
  • first rate experience of drafting documents (including deeds and agreements, opinions, advices etc).

You will have recognised experience in structured finance including securitisation and derivatives and other asset backed financing gained in a similar environment.

As a senior lawyer within the team you will be expected to maintain your networks to enhance development of the practice and be actively involved in industry related issues. You will have proven experience in assistance in the management of teams and allocating resources to ensure the efficient and effective utilisation of solicitor skill sets. You will be expected to contribute to the development of the practice so that commercially sensible and innovative solutions are provided to our clients.

About us

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia and recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2000 lawyers in 27 locations around the world, we work with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.


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