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Job Title Associate - Restructuring & Insolvency
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Job Location Perth
Practice Group/Department Banking and Finance
Role Associate
Description

Our Restructuring & Insolvency practice group is recognised as one of the leading Restructuring & Insolvency teams in Australia. Due to the size and nature of the practice, you will have the opportunity to work across a varied range of matters, including cross-border matters, with support from a strong leadership team (who are qualified in multiple jurisdictions).

Clients include the major Australian and foreign banks, top tier corporates, investment banks, fund managers and professional trustees.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have solid experience practising across large-scale commercial insolvency and / or restructuring matters, with the ability to take carriage of matters, working as part of an inclusive and collaborative team.
We can offer you the opportunity to learn from leading practitioners in their field and world class learning and development programs.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Work across a diverse range of restructuring and insolvency matters, including cross-border matters
  • Draft advices, prepare court documents and attend hearings
  • Work with a diverse and high profile client base, assisting with negotiations
  • Active involvement in business development and marketing initiatives
  • Contribute to the firm values and culture through participation in CSR, pro-bono and social activities
  • Mentor and train junior lawyers within the team

Requirements

  • At least 2 years PQE within a reputable Restructuring & Insolvency or Commercial Litigation practice
  • Commercial approach and experience dealing with complex transactions
  • Exceptional client liaison skills
  • Excellent analytical, technical and drafting skills

The successful candidate will need to be a collaborative and driven individual with exceptional academic achievements. At Norton Rose Fulbright, you will be rewarded with genuine career prospects and an inclusive, high performing 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 culture 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) year on year 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. We will provide adjustments for candidates with disabilities. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Scott Baker on +61 (0) 2 9330 8578 or scott.baker@nortonrosefulbright.com