Corporate & Commercial (TMT) – Associate/Senior Associate

SYDNEY | FULL TIME

  • Broaden your experience with a rapidly growing Corporate & Commercial Practice Group.
  • A true meritocracy model – be promoted by your contribution and not held back by outdated structures.
  • Flexible 3:2 work arrangements.
  • Generous leave policies including purchased, parental and performance reward leave.

About us

HWL Ebsworth is Australia’s largest and fastest growing legal partnership, with offices in every state and territory in Australia. Our Sydney Corporate & Commercial Practice Group is comprised of over 100 Partners and Staff across a number of speciality areas and is part of a National group of over 270 Partners and 1700 staff. The Sydney TMT team is in a rapid growth phase and part of a vibrant national network.

The Opportunity

We have a unique opportunity for a dynamic candidate to join our impressive and highly regarded Sydney TMT team working with Partners Josh Messing and Alfonso Valenti and team. As part of the team you will work on an interesting mix of outsourcing, procurement, tech, telco and bespoke commercial contracting work. This is an amazing opportunity to work on top tier matters and collaborate with our prominent client base.

Accountabilities

  • Drafting complex contracts.
  • Contract negotiation.
  • Contract and related regulatory advice work.
  • Practice management skills.
  • Client engagement and development.

To succeed in this role, ideally you’ll have:

  • 4+ years PAE.
  • TMT Specialised Lawyer with IT Procurement and contracting experience.
  • Strategic and critical thinking capability.
  • Ability to work autonomously.

What we offer

  • Unrivalled career pathways: Our unique meritocracy model proudly offers our staff career development, promoting talent based solely on merit. Our size, range of experience and competitive pricing model will provide you with everything you need to succeed. Unlike our competitors, our Solicitor to Partner ratio enables greater mentoring and client engagement. Our 180 day career forecasting sessions provide the platform to fast-track your progression.
  • Work-life balance: We offer flexible work arrangements to support your work-life balance
  • Culture: Be part of a firm renowned for its friendly and down-to-earth culture.
  • Prestige: Join a firm consistently ranked at the forefront of the Australian legal market, where your work is recognised nationally.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion or to apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to Laura Harrison on lharrison@hwle.com.au.

Applicants must have full working rights in Australia and a valid practicing certificate to apply. HWL Ebsworth also strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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