Banking & Finance Lawyer

The Opportunity:

Our widely acknowledged, first class Global Loans team is a core practice area of the firm, originating significant deal mandates in its own right and managing many of the firms most significant client relationships. . Our blue chip clients include leading investment banks such as Bank of America, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies and UBS, together with leading commercial banks, direct institutional investors and credit funds such as Ares, Bain Credit, and HPS, together with leading corporates within the ASX 100.

We specialise in "high end" larger cap and complex finance transactions and have extensive knowledge of securitisation, project finance, corporate finance, leveraged and acquisition finance, structured finance, asset finance and leasing, capital markets and real estate finance. We are on the panels of all four major Australian banks, and most foreign and investment banks operating in Australia. We are also on the global panels of many financial institutions.

As a result of a growing pipeline of work we are looking to hire a Lawyer with global loans/general banking and finance experience.

More information on the role and team can be found in the Job Description attached to the role on our website

Desired Skills and Experience:

2-4 years' global loans experience gained within a top-tier firm, respected mid-tier firm, or in-house with a focus on corporate finance and acquisition/leveraged finance.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Superior drafting ability.
A commercial approach and an ability to articulate and negotiate effectively.
Strong attention to detail with well-developed analytical skills.
A proactive, positive and energetic approach with a commitment to providing excellent service, and a desire to interact with the market and build client relationships.

What makes Ashurst a great place to work?

We offer you all the things you should expect from an international law firm: competitive remuneration with the flexibility to reward high performance, flexible working, complimentary gym memberships, corporate health plans and an industry-leading programme that celebrates diversity and inclusion. We are committed to delivering positive impacts to our communities through our Corporate Responsibility programme, with a strong emphasis on working with First Nations people through our pro bono practice. We aim to recruit, retain and promote the best people from the widest possible talent pools. We are committed to offering a safe and welcoming environment for all employees to ensure they are supported to work at their best. Beyond this, what sets Ashurst apart from others is our global strength, our drive to innovate and collaborate, and our commitment to excellence. It is these values that make Ashurst a unique place to work.
Sydney, NSW, AU