Lawyer – Capital Markets - 1-2 years' PQE

Exciting, internationally-focused role specialising within the capital markets division of a top US firm based in Sydney

AUD Rate $‎100000.00 - $‎140000.00 Yearly $100K - $140K + super Industry Law Location Australia - Sydney Type Permanent Ref JO-1808-916253 Posted 125 days ago

Job Description

About the company

This leading global US firm is built on employing excellent lawyers who are keen to develop their skills and become leading practitioners in their chosen field of expertise. Their work providing advice to some of the leading publicly listed and private US, Australian and international companies means their lawyers have access to some of the highest quality work in the Australian and international legal markets. 

About the role

The growing Sydney team is looking for a strong, US Qualified lawyer to join their Corporate and Capital Markets team to work on US securities, Rule 144A transactions, capital raisings (equity and debt) and cross border M&A work. You will join a high-performing, close knit and friendly team and will have access to high-quality international work under the leading partners in the market. 

Our client is happy to consider junior Australian qualified candidates who are not US qualified, but have worked on cross-border equity or debt deals in Australia that have included a US offer. 

For those individuals based in Australia, who do not hold a US qualification but would like to take the New York bar exam, our client is willing to relocate successful candidates to New York after completing two years with the firm locally in Australia


Skills and experience

  • US Qualified Lawyer. Open to candidates with dual qualifications across US, Europe and Asia Pacific or;
  • Australian Qualified Lawyer, 1-2 years PQE who would be looking to move to New York within a 2 year period.
  • At least 2 years experience in US securities from another reputable law firm
  • Excellent academics from a recognised US or International university. Master's degree will be highly regarded.
  • Must be comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy and independence.
What's on offer?

For international candidates, looking to relocate to Australia, on offer will be a market leading US rate salary package, assistance in relocating to Australia along with assistance on VISA and local re-qualifications in law.
For local candidates looking to potentially move to the US, there will be a market leading US rate salary package, assistance in relocating to the US after two years, assistance on VISA and local re-qualifications in law.

This is a truly compelling offering to both local and international applicants. 

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