Job Description

  • Diverse mix of high quality banking and finance work
  • Excellent career development via our award-winning training programmes
  • Opportunity to gain global exposure and collaborate with our international offices

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for one or more Associates or junior Senior Associates to join Norton Rose Fulbright’s leading Banking and Finance group in Sydney.  Working as part of a collaborative and supportive team, you’ll gain exposure to a diverse mix of high quality banking and finance matters, presenting an excellent career development opportunity.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Sydney Banking and Finance group includes some of the leading banking and finance lawyers in Australia.  The team works on a range of transactions ranging from property finance, acquisition finance and project finance, to debt capital markets, securitisation, general corporate banking and financial restructuring.  Clients include the major Australian and Asian banks, top tier corporates, investment banks, fund managers and professional trustees. As part of the wider Norton Rose Fulbright network, many of the transactions the team is involved with have cross-border elements, requiring a high level of collaboration with Norton Rose Fulbright colleagues in North America, Europe and Asia.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a lawyer with solid training and experience who is seeking personal and career development within a truly global firm.  After joining Norton Rose Fulbright, you will enter into our International Academy, an award-winning, globally-integrated career development programme that you will follow throughout your working life at the firm.  The International Academy is designed to prepare you for each step in your legal career and there are clear opportunities in this particular team to progress your career.

The key requirements for this role are as follows:

  • Demonstrated experience within banking and finance transactions gained at a reputable national or international law firm or in-house at a leading financial institution
  • At least 2 years and up to 6 years post qualification experience
  • Ability to work independently and also as a part of a team with multiple partners within the group
  • Ability to build and grow a network and assist with business development and marketing initiatives
  • Eligible to practice law in Australia
  • Excellent academic transcripts

The successful candidate will need to be a collaborative, driven and focused individual.  At Norton Rose Fulbright, you will be rewarded with first class career development and training, genuine career prospects and an excellent team environment renowned for its collaborative culture, passion for client service and professional development opportunities.  Remuneration will be commensurate with relevant experience.

Norton Rose Fulbright values diversity and strives to create an inclusive environment where all employees can bring their whole selves to work. We embrace the opportunity to contribute to the communities in which we work which underpins our strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. We provide a range of opportunities in which our people can make a difference to their local and global communities including through pro bono legal work, charitable giving, volunteering and support for the environment.

We are proud that Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as well as a silver employer for LGBTI Inclusion through the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

To apply online please click the ‘Apply here’ link below.  To apply online please click the ‘Apply here’ link below.  It is the policy of NRFA Group to provide workplace adjustments for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Kerry Brown on 02 9330 8631 or kerry.brown@nortonrosefulbright.com.

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