King & Wood Mallesons
Sydney, FL, United States
Legal, Finance, Manager, Retail
Sep 29, 2022
Mergers & Acquisitions
We are seeking a Solicitor (2-4 yrs) to join our Mergers and Acquisitions team specialising in Superannuation, Life Insurance and Funds Management.
About the role
Our team are known for the breadth and depth of their experience in the financial services space. This role will report in to Nathan Hodge
and Sarah Yu
who specialise in superannuation, life insurance, financial advice and funds management for major banks and wealth management institutions, retail, industry and corporate funds, public sector schemes, investment managers and administrators across all areas of financial services law. Our team is established, collegiate and high performing.
We have worked on some of Australia and Asia's most complex transactions and act for the region's largest and most significant public companies, major financial institutions and global investment banks. This role will be varied and interesting and will include acting and advising on:
Transactions and fund mergers – assisting wealth management institutions and industry funds with mergers and acquisitions.
Successor fund transfers – inbound and outbound successor fund transfers.
Governance – all aspects of governance including structuring issues, board policies, delegations, director liability, director duties.
Outsourcing - including advising on custody, administration and investment management agreements.
Product lifecycle – advising on complex life insurance products and establishing, changing and terminating superannuation funds and products.
Financial advice – various financial advice models including roboadvice.
Regulatory and disclosure - relating to review of regulated documents, RSE and AFSL licensing, MySuper authorisations and APRA approvals and relief.
Disputes – from individual complaints to litigation.
Investments - investment management arrangements for listed assets and unlisted assets, investment structures, private equity and infrastructure investments and transition management arrangements
Employers – employers superannuation issues including superannuation guarantee liabilities.
We regularly work with specialists from other practice groups as well as other centres within the KWM network.
What experience are we looking for?
you will have recognised experience gained in a similar environment and enjoy working as part of a committed team
excellent analytical, communication and research skills - to deliver prompt and commercially astute advice
strong commitment to client service and well-developed relationship management ability - you will play a key role in supporting and actively developing our relationships with our clients
team focus - to facilitate effective teamwork by developing strong supportive internal relationships
enthusiasm to be involved in business development activities - participating in industry related programs and developing strategic relationships and networks
first rate experience of drafting advice and documents (including deeds, agreements, memorandums of advice etc).
Who are we?
We are a top tier international law firm, from Asia, for the world.
A firm born in Asia, underpinned by world class capability. With over 2000 lawyers in 30 global locations, we draw from our Western and Eastern perspectives to deliver incisive counsel.
We are driven by a simple purpose – to use our mastery of the law for the lasting prosperity of our clients, people and communities.
Everything we do is grounded in a set of core principles which guide the way we operate as a leading international firm – how we enable our clients to succeed; how we develop our people to be their best and how we support our communities to thrive. Our Principles are:
Why work with us?
Behind every mandate we work on are our clients and our people. Understanding our client’s and our people’s ambitions and their lived experiences matters to us, so we can create a workplace where our people are proud to work and grow. We know our people value flexibility around when and where they work. We have made a commitment to offer a more adaptable way to work, we call this Agile Working.
Connecting with our people is also a priority. Whether it’s more targeted and meaningful conversations around professional and personal development, regular feedback, coaching or developing infrastructure, we want to help our people grow and see their ambitions realised.
What else we’ll offer
Formal and informal flexible working patterns and leave arrangements
Holistic wellbeing programs to support mental and physical health, including access to a broad range of mental health resources, gym memberships, flu vaccinations and skin cancer checks
Mobility around our network when opportunities arise
Access to a large range of learning and development opportunities
A detailed framework to support working parents in balancing their personal and professional priorities
Corporate discounts on health and general insurance, superannuation advice and other products and services
Opportunities to participate in a wide range of pro-bono and community impact programs, and inclusion networks
How to apply
Please apply by selecting the apply now link below and completing an online application form.
For further information on this role, please contact Kellie McLean on Kellie.McLean@au.kwm.com
King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.
If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.
Agencies - please note that we are not currently accepting applications from agencies for this role.
All job applications must be submitted through kwm.com
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King & Wood Mallesons
Website : http://www.kwm.com/