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M&A Partner lawyer

Posted by San Shim | 28 June 2021 | Careers

We are focused on delivering a strong growth pathway and are seeking an experienced partner level lawyer to not only build the M&A practice but also lead business practice group across the firm.

Working closely with Nexus’ Managing Principal, this candidate will be instrumental in delivering leadership, technical expertise and growth, with a focus on complex private M&A transactions across various industry sectors.

  • Lead a national boutique firm

  • Deliver local and cross-border transactions

  • Deliver organic growth

  • Enjoy a flexible working environment

Our M&A practice has demonstrated expertise across a broad range of domestic and international deals and transactions. We have strong alliances with private equity firms and are engaged to project manage and advise private and public M&A, capital raisings, IPOs, corporate governance and compliance for organisations in Australia and overseas.

Your Role

You will be either be a Partner level, keen to take on more of a leadership role in a boutique environment or an experienced Special Counsel looking for a step up into an equity partnership role.

You will play a pivotal role in growing the commercial practice of the firm and delivering operational excellence, strategic client management and retention, business development and mentoring progressive junior lawyers.

You will either be located in Sydney but the position may require some interstate travel. Applicants from Melbourne or Brisbane will also be considered.

Your experience

Your experience will include:

  • Demonstrated experience at either a Partner or Special Counsel level from a successful private practice – OR General Counsel looking for a pathway back to private practice
  • Strong experience in M&A, private equity transactions and general corporate / commercial law is required
  • Previous demonstrated experience in mentoring and supervising junior lawyers is preferred.

Working at Nexus

We believe in true partnership and collaboration, and are driven by the collective quality of our people. Our firm combines a central law practice with a contracting option for senior lawyers, giving them the flexibility of sole practice while delivering all the benefits of a large firm – without the unnecessary processes and constraints of a traditional firm practice. We provide our lawyers with a collaborative and inclusive environment which rewards their expertise and provides them with a strong base to build sustainable careers, supported by a national and international peer network of quality lawyers.

To apply

For a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Legal Projects Director San Shim on 02 9016 0141 / sjs@nexuslawyers.com.au or to apply.

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