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Senior Associate - Restructuring & Insolvency

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Senior Associate to join a leading RSSG practice. This role offers the unique blend of a supportive, collegial environment with the professional growth opportunities of a top-tier firm. The ideal candidate will be a team-player with strong technical skills and an impressive commercial approach. This is a long-term career commitment, offering outstanding development opportunities and the chance to make a significant impact within the firm.

Join a leading RSSG practice with a supportive and collegial environment
Opportunity for long-term career growth and development
Seeking a team-player with strong technical skills and commercial acumen

What you'll do:

As a Senior Associate, you will play an integral role in our dynamic team. Your responsibilities will span from contributing to professional development initiatives to taking charge of straightforward matters. You'll demonstrate your well-honed drafting skills while communicating effectively with clients to understand their needs. Your ability to assist clients in finding practical solutions will be key, as will your knack for building strong relationships. You'll also have an eye on the wider business landscape, using this knowledge to develop new business opportunities. Furthermore, your role as a mentor will be crucial in promoting learning and development among junior associates.

Contribute to professional development and know-how, participating in training where appropriate
Take day-to-day responsibility for straightforward matters, actively progressing complex matters with close partner support
Demonstrate well-developed drafting skills
Communicate effectively with clients to understand their needs and how best to meet them
Assist clients in arriving at practical and cost-effective solutions, forming strong relationships along the way
Identify when a team member needs support, providing advice and constructive feedback
Understand the business, competitors and clients' developments, working with the business development team to create business opportunities
Mentor and assist junior associates to promote their learning and development

What you'll bring:

The ideal Senior Associate brings proven experience in restructuring and insolvency along with a commitment to professional development. Your well-developed drafting skills are complemented by your ability to communicate effectively with clients. You're adept at assisting clients in finding practical solutions and forming strong relationships. Your keen understanding of the business landscape allows you to identify and seize business opportunities. Furthermore, your experience in mentoring junior associates will be invaluable in this role.

Proven experience in restructuring and insolvency
Ability to contribute to professional development initiatives and participate in training sessions
Strong drafting skills coupled with effective communication abilities
Capability to assist clients in finding practical and cost-effective solutions
Aptitude for identifying team members' support needs and providing constructive feedback
Understanding of business, competitor and client developments to aid in business opportunity creation
Experience in mentoring junior associates

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Aya Gould on 61 2 8289 3126 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Corporate & Commercial Law

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Melbourne

Job Reference: 1979150/001

Date posted: 11 June 2024

Consultant: Aya Gould

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