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Corporate Associate - Sydney, Australia

Agnew O'Brien Global Legal Recruitment
Sydney (Region), New South Wales (AU)
Attractive Financial Package
Closing date
26 Feb 2024

Job Details


  • Mid-Level Corporate Associate
  • Pre-eminent International Law Firm
  • Complex Work for Substantial Global Clients

We invite applications from ambitious corporate associates to join the expanding Sydney office of our esteemed international client.

Their Corporate and M&A practice holds a distinguished global reputation, catering to a client base that includes a plethora of Global Fortune 500 companies and numerous innovative businesses in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Specialising in transactions spanning public and private M&A, joint ventures, funds management, private equity, competition law, real estate, foreign investment, and capital markets, they are firmly at the forefront of the corporate landscape.


The ideal candidate should be Commonwealth qualified with 2-3 PQE (UK notional), bringing a total of 4-5 years of legal practice experience with substantial exposure to Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Private Equity transactions.

 Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, emotional intelligence, and a keen interest in client businesses.
  • Be recognised for producing innovative and commercially viable solutions.
  • Proactively identify issues and collaboratively solve them with clients.
  • Instil confidence in clients and nurture collaborative relationships.
  • Understand how to deliver transactions to clients in a time-critical manner.
  • Exhibit excellent managerial skills for client relationships, deepening and enhancing existing connections.
  • Comfortably assume a leadership position, guiding and supporting junior team members.

Next Steps:

If you are seeking a rewarding and exciting career, with the opportunity to develop as a corporate lawyer within a high-profile, growing team, we encourage you to submit your application today either by sending your CV/supporting information in confidence to or via the link below.


With over two decades of expertise in facilitating career moves across various jurisdictions, James O'Brien is a highly respected legal recruiter with deep client connections. Explore how Agnew O'Brien Legal Recruitment can enhance your job search by visiting


Agnew O’Brien Global Legal Recruitment is a boutique consultancy that represents high calibre lawyers in their job search across international jurisdictions spanning the Asia-Pacific, Offshore Caribbean / Channel Islands, Middle East and United Kingdom. Those we assist are offered a bespoke, consultative recruitment service of the highest professional standards, specifically tailored to address individual search requirements and objectives. Our approach is discreet yet pro-active, offering candidates practical support throughout each step of the recruitment process. 

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