countries with our clients
global industry groups
Your global platform
Our teams in Melbourne and Sydney work with clients in every state and territory of Australia, across the Asia-Pacific region and around the globe, advising on both inbound and outbound investments. We work with some of the largest corporate and government clients, often on their most complex and challenging matters. Our clients can leverage the cutting-edge experience and local know-how of our global offices and practices to enhance their business investments across multiple countries and jurisdictions.
For you, this means international exposure—and the chance to find an area of law that matches your skills and interests. Imagine the impact you can make, then make it happen with us.
Key areas of work
Including international and domestic leveraged, acquisition, syndicated, infrastructure and general finance transactions, both senior and subordinated.
Including M&A, Private Equity and Tax
Including Antitrust, Commercial Litigation, Domestic and International Arbitration
Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance (EIPAF)
Including land, environment & planning, project delivery and project finance
Your day-to-day role
From day one, you’ll be immersed in our high-profile work with the client exposure that will shape your capabilities for years to come. On a daily basis, you’ll tackle global issues and build your experience across established and fast-growth markets.
Whether you’re researching a tax law technicality that could make a real difference to a client or preparing the closing documents on a project finance deal that will be in tomorrow’s papers, you’ll be doing real work for real clients from the start.
What our graduates actually do...
Curious to understand life as a graduate? Our practice groups in Australia focus on a range of work that will ensure you receive a wide scope of development across your three seats.
Graduates often help review and draft large project documents such as engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts.
As a transaction progresses, you often get involved in the conditions precedent process, such as reviewing or preparing the first draft of shareholder resolutions, board minutes, security documents and legal opinions.
Land, environment & planning
As a graduate, you will research complex and novel legal questions, draft advice and agreements, brief counsel and experts, and prepare for public hearings.
(You) can expect to support associates and partners on a variety of tasks, including corporate governance and regulatory research, assisting with the drafting of transaction documents and coordinating work streams in the lead-up to completion (of a deal).
Graduates can expect to see multiple deals from start to finish. They will quickly become familiar with security and finance documents, the whitewash process, corporate authorisations and closing a transaction.
You will be given responsibility for a wide range of tasks, spanning drafting and document analysis, legal research, correspondence and court documents preparation.
Graduates in this team can expect to receive support with advising clients on all aspects of competition and consumer law matters—including cartel conduct, misuse of market power, anti-competitive agreements, and exclusive dealing.
As a graduate, you will be given the opportunity to undertake such tasks as tax and case law research, drafting memoranda and drafting court documents in relation to tax disputes.