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Funds Lawyer – Melbourne – SA

Finance - Melbourne - 3 weeks ago
Salary: -
Period: Permanent / Full Time

Job Summary:

A fantastic opportunity for a senior level funds lawyer looking for career progression

Key Points:

Outstanding firm
Blue-chip client base
Top of the market remuneration



We represent a premier legal services provider in the Australasian market. Owing to growth and a healthy pipeline of work, our client is looking for a motivated Senior Lawyer to join their leading funds practice in Melbourne. 
Funds Team
The Funds team is widely regarded as one of the strongest practices in the country. 
Given the team’s standing within the region, they regularly provide advice to the best-known and largest Australian and global funds in the market (including private equity and real estate fund).
The team has been involved in the “who’s who” of Australia’s largest and most high-profile investment funds transactions, particularly mergers and acquisitions and equity capital raisings. 
Position Description 
You will work as part of a team considered to be preeminent in their field.
Day to day you will provide advice on:

fund formation, fund termination and fund restructure for, and investment into, wholesale and retail funds (such as trusts, limited partnerships, and offshore vehicles); investment mandates; equity capital markets; and financial services regulation

  • fund formation, restructuring and termination
  • investments into funds
  • funds management and regulatory issues
  • M&A
  • capital raisings
  • managed investment schemes
  • alternate investments, and
  • structured products.

Given the structure of the team and the profitability of the firm in general, on offer is a pathway to partnership for those who have an interest in the same.

Ideally, you will be an Australian qualified lawyer with at least 5 years’ post-admission experience from another reputable funds practice.
In addition, you will have:
– strong written and verbal communication skills
– excellent attention to detail
– enthusiasm and a willingness to be a key team player
– developed research and drafting abilities, and
– the desire to be a key member of a truly global law firm.
For further information or a confidential discussion around your circumstances, please contact Chad Weerasinghe on +61 (0) 452 322 710 or

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