Associate / Senior Associate, Global Financial Markets, Sydney / Perth


  1. Sydney
  2. Lawyers
  3. Permanent
  4. Clifford Chance

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Job Description

Our banking and finance practice is ranked Band 1 global-wide and have more Band 1 rankings than any other law firms on Chambers Global. From our Australian offices in Sydney and Perth, we specialise in complex cross border financings and 'first of a kind' mandates with many of our matters being nominated for awards. We offer comprehensive services to borrowers, advisers, and other intermediaries on the full spectrum of financial products across multiple sectors.


We are seeking enthusiastic an Associate (1 - 4 PQE) or a Senior Associate (4 - 7 PQE) to join our Global Financial Markets practice in Sydney or Perth. To be successful:

  • You must have experience in advising transactional matters in one or several of the below areas: general banking, infrastructure/project finance, leverage finance, restructuring, asset finance, structured finance.
  • You must have the ability to work seamlessly across borders to deliver global expertise, local insight and the latest industry know-how to our clients. 
  • You have outstanding academic history and proven first-rate legal skills, combined with a strong industry reputation, excellent transactional and management skills.
  • You will enjoy working in a busy and demanding team environment and have had experience working with specialists across multiple practice groups. You will display a considerable appetite for business development, client relationship management and other commercial activities.
  • You will have a strong commitment to continuing your own professional development and be passionate about coaching and mentoring your team members who will look to you for guidance and direction.

Company Description

Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; litigation and dispute resolution.

Additional Information

Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. As a fully integrated global partnership, we pride ourselves on our approachable, collegial and team-based way of working which combines the Firm's global standards with in-depth local expertise.

As well as the opportunity to work on exciting and complex matters which frequently headline the financial and business news, a role with Clifford Chance affords you the following benefits:

  • You will be working with a broad range clients and the firm's other teams and practice areas, not only in Australia, but across the globe
  • Extensive client contact, both as a part of your daily working routine and special opportunities such as providing client training and organizing client seminars
  • You will develop an unbeatable multi-disciplinary skill set as well as client facing skills whilst working with some of the best-known market leaders in their respective practice areas
  • You will benefit from a comprehensive training program in a broad range of client-focused skills

  1. Sydney

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