Solicitor/Senior Associate - Restructuring & Insolvency

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    Sydney, New South Wales

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    Law Firms

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  • Contact:

    Alexandra Starke

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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The Role
Our client is seeking an Associate and a Senior Associate to join their top ranked Restructuring practice in Sydney.
This is an opportunity to work on ground-breaking, career-defining transactions with the support and leadership of the best legal minds across the country. You will undertake a range of work that supports and advises corporate debtors, their creditors and special situations investors in responding to distressed situations, including debt restructurings, formal insolvencies, corporate turnarounds, distressed investments, security enforcement, special situations lending and debt trading.

You will benefit from exceptional learning opportunities, working in a team of highly ambitious and collaborative legal and support staff.
The Team
This Restructuring and Insolvency team is a global cross-practice team of specialist lawyers, drawing from the finance, disputes and corporate practices of the firm. The Restructuring team has the in-depth knowledge and expertise to work with any business facing financial difficulty with tailored solutions and dedicated advice. Their integrated offering is a particular strength of the firm, allowing them to quickly mobilise highly-skilled, multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional teams whenever needed.

The team acts for some of the largest and most high profile debtors, creditors, investors and insolvency practitioners globally and are trusted by a wide range of clients across many sectors, including financial services, aviation; telecommunications; energy, oil and gas; mining; marine and shipping; retail; food & beverage; infrastructure and real estate sectors.

The team's experience covers the whole spectrum of corporate distress, from early stages through corporate turnarounds and transformations, creditor workouts, debt restructurings, and formal insolvency processes. The team is known for advising on extremely complex distressed situations, often across multiple jurisdictions, and which may also include other elements such as special situations financing or litigation.
The Ideal Candidate
To be successful in this role, you will have:
  • 3-8 years' post-qualified experience in the day-to-day management of, and delivering technical advice in connection with, a range of restructuring, insolvency and debt financing matters from a leading top tier, national or international private practice, or in-house environment.
  • an excellent academic record coupled with strong legal skills and a practical mindset.
  • a proactive approach and desire to be an integral member of this leading and supportive team.
  • an ability to work to tight timeframes, collaboratively and at times autonomously.
  • excellent communication skills and ability to demonstrate collegiality within a team.
  • initiative, attention to detail and the drive to develop yourself and deliver the best work you can.

For more information or for a confidential discussion, please contact Alexandra Starke:
D: 02 9236 9076

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