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Mid-level Associate- Banking - Perth & Singapore

Allen & Overy - Perth, WA

Legal
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Job description

It's Time

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. Embracing new trends and harnessing decades of experience, we've earned our place at the forefront of the legal industry. Our partners are recognised as leaders in their field and our deals and cases often make headline business news. As a result, we've developed a reputation for delivering excellence, in all that we do. Today, we're continuing to break new ground. By embracing new ways of thinking and integrating technology into our everyday work, we've been named as the Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe by the Financial Times five times.

Join our team and you'll be part of a flexible, inclusive culture underpinned by openness and acceptance. We're driven by the belief that, to perform, people need support and space to collaborate. By combining those values with an ambitious outlook, we can give you the opportunity to thrive.

Role purpose

We are looking for an experienced mid- level Associate for this truly unique opportunity to support both our Perth and Singapore Banking practices. We are looking for an associate who has experience across a range of sectors but experience in the Energy & Resources and Infrastructure sectors would be particular useful. The role will be based in Perth and support both banking practices from Perth.

Department purpose

The Perth Banking team has an experience in a wide range of debt financing and projects, particularly in the energy and resources sector. We act for project proponents, sponsors and banks on project financing, acquisition and leverage finance, syndicated bank facilities, convertible note and hybrid funding arrangements, offtake prepayment and royalty finance and equipment leasing transactions. We have acted for Australian companies undertaking offshore debt capital raisings, including convertible bonds, 144A bond offers and loan notes issued to the private placement market in the United States. We also advise in relation to foreign direct investment, project structuring, joint ventures, project development and offtake arrangements.

Allen & Overy Singapore is a hub for the firms work across ASEAN and India. Our history in Singapore spans more than 20 years. We were one of the first international firms to be granted a Singapore Qualifying Foreign Law Practice (QFLP) licence in 2008, allowing us to practice Singapore law, and only one of four to have had the licence renewed for a further full five-year term in 2014.

The Singapore banking team is a market-leading practice. The team predominantly advises on cross-border financings across all Southeast Asian jurisdictions, India and on deals across the broader Asia Pacific region. The group has a particular focus on leverage finance, acquisition finance, private equity driven finance, property/real estate finance, project finance, share-backed finance and general corporate financings.

The Singapore banking team is consistently ranked tier 1 across all of the major legal directories. Our work spans a variety of sectors ranging from financial services, insurance, mining, pharmaceuticals, real estate and retail to telecommunications and manufacturing.

Role and responsibilities

At A&O you will:

  • work on the biggest and most interesting transactions in Australia and Asia as part of the leading Banking team in the region;
  • be part of a tight knit, collaborative, and high quality regional team;
  • the ability to progress your career and achieve your personal development goals;
  • gain access to Magic Circle training programs (at a local, regional and global level) that are focused on both legal and business skills; and
  • have opportunities to be based in, or regularly travel to, international offices.
Key requirements

We are particularly interested in lawyers with the following profile:
  • degree qualified - LLB or equivalent
  • at least 3-6 years of legal experience
  • experience in Banking & Finance, M&A, projects and infrastructure law are essential
  • professional qualifications i.e. admission to practice as a lawyer in home jurisdiction
  • current practising certificate in an Australian jurisdiction, or a certificate or attestation issued by an Australian jurisdictional regulatory body or Bar or Law Society that governs the legal profession confirming entitlement to practice in that jurisdiction, or intention to obtain such qualifications in Australia.
  • overseas experience is desirable but not essential
  • experience with energy and resources highly desirable
Who we are looking for

The successful candidate will be technically strong and the skills to build and maintain strong client relationships, proactively engage with clients and focus on business development. The successful candidate will also be expected to apply expertise and knowledge to client situations, acquire and share that knowledge as well as develop and coach junior lawyers.

Area of expertise

Banking

Office

Australia - Perth

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