Banking & Finance Lawyer (Asia Focus) – Perth, Western Australia

Our client is offering an exciting opportunity for an ambitious lawyer with an international mindset to join their market-leading Banking & Finance team in Perth, Western Australia. This role will allow the successful candidate to work as an integrated part of the Singapore and wider Asian practice.

As part of this role, you will have the opportunity to work on the best deals in Asia, collaborating with highly experienced Singapore-based partners to advise innovative banks, sponsors, and fund clients in the region. You will be involved in transactions across Asia, including jurisdictions like Vietnam and Indonesia, giving you an intimate understanding of the way business is conducted in the region. There will also be opportunities to work on high-quality Australian transactions and receive mentoring from one of Perth's most experienced Banking and Finance partners.

The firm has a significant growth potential in both its Asian and Australian businesses, making it an excellent opportunity for career progression for the right candidate.

To be considered for this role, you should possess:

  • Strong academic credentials and top-tier law firm experience in banking & finance and/or projects
  • Post-admission experience of approximately 2-5 years
  • An international mindset and a willingness to embrace Asian culture
  • Overseas experience is desirable, but not essential
  • Asian language skills would be a bonus, but not essential.

Upon joining the firm, you will:

  • Work on the biggest and most exciting transactions in Australia and Asia as part of the region's leading Banking team
  • Become part of a tight-knit, collaborative, and high-quality regional team
  • Be offered opportunities to progress your career and achieve your personal development goals
  • Gain access to the best available training programs focused on both legal and business skills
  • Have opportunities to be based in, or regularly travel to, international offices
  • Receive a competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package.

If you are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, please contact James O’Brien in confidence at or apply below.


With over two decades of experience in legal recruitment, globally, James O’Brien collaborates with numerous prestigious law firms across various jurisdictions. His extensive industry network, combined with a consultative and transparent approach to recruitment, consistently results in successful outcomes for those he partners with. James is committed to helping candidates achieve their objectives by providing practical, pragmatic advice. If you're considering a move now or in the future, feel free to reach out to him.

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