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Job Title Associate - Public/Private M&A
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Job Location Sydney
Practice Group/Department
Role Associate

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers operating from 58 offices worldwide in Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, the Americas and Central Asia.

The lawyers who comprise our global corporate, M&A and securities practice advise corporations and financial institutions across the full spectrum of industry matters including public takeovers, private M&A, joint ventures, disposals, debt and equity capital markets, governance, general commercial and corporate advisory matters. We are currently looking to recruit an Associate who is keen to join a dynamic practice offering quality work, an enviable client list, and strong opportunities for further progression and development.


Working with some of the most experienced Public and Private M&A lawyers in Australia, you will be working on a range of Corporate / M&A work including:

  • Complex, cross-border and domestic acquisitions, mergers, financings, divestments and corporate restructures.
  • Private equity buyouts and exits;
  • Corporate governance and advisory
  • Complex joint ventures and Shareholder Agreements
  • Regulatory approvals
  • Capital raisings


  • 2-5 years' PQE gained within a corporate and commercial practice
  • A commercial approach and a strong desire to work on high profile, complex transactions.
  • Outstanding analytical, drafting and communication skills
  • Exceptional client liaison skills and acute commercial acumen are considered essential
  • Public company experience and familiarity with ASX Listing Rules would be beneficial but not essential

The successful candidate will need to be an energetic, driven and focused individual with exceptional academic achievements. At Norton Rose Fulbright, you will be rewarded with genuine career prospects and an excellent team environment renowned for its collaborative culture, passion for client service and professional development opportunities.

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' button 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 Scott Baker, Senior Manager - Talent Engagement on +61 2 9330 8578.

If you are trans or gender diverse and would like to have a confidential discussion before applying, please contact Yvette Borradale (03) 8686 6003 or Scott Baker (02) 9330 8578.