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A propos de Herbert Smith Freehills

Nous sommes l'un des plus grands cabinets d'avocats au monde et conseillons de nombreuses structures parmi les plus grandes à travers le monde. Avec plus de 5 000 personnes, dont 3 100 avocats et plus de 2 000 professionnels aux business services, travaillant au sein de nos bureaux situés en Asie-Pacifique, en Europe, au Moyen-Orient et en Amérique du Nord, Herbert Smith Freehills est un acteur majeur du droit des affaires internationales.

Implanté en France depuis 1964, avec plus de 130 avocats dont 32 associés, Herbert Smith Freehills est un des cabinets d'avocats internationaux les plus visibles de la place de Paris et compte parmi ses clients de nombreuses sociétés du CAC 40 et du SBF 120 et des investisseurs institutionnels français et étrangers.

Le bureau de Paris peut intervenir sur tous les aspects des opérations structurantes : fusions et acquisitions d'actifs et de sociétés. Herbert Smith Freehills est en mesure de déployer, au service... de ses clients, les compétences de ses avocats en droit des sociétés, droit de la concurrence, droit social, droit de l'immobilier, droit fiscal, droits de la propriété intellectuelle et des nouvelles technologies, droit bancaire et financier, droit pénal, compliance, contentieux judiciaire et arbitrage international. Enfin, les avocats de l'équipe Énergie et Infrastructure exercent leurs compétences tant en France qu'en Afrique, en droit français et anglais.

Nous avons conscience que le succès de notre Cabinet et de nos clients repose sur les compétences, les connaissances et les idées de l'ensemble de nos collaborateurs. En retour, nous vous accompagnerons dans votre développement et vous proposerons des opportunités adaptées à vos objectifs personnels et professionnels.

The Opportunity

We have a unique opportunity for a Solicitor to join our Corporate Energy & Resources team, to be based in Perth or Brisbane.

You will work with Jay Leary, Band 1 ranked Partner and Global Head of Mining for HSF, as well as other industry leading professionals. Jay is recognised globally as a leading lawyer in the mining industry. He is profiled in Chambers & Co (Tier 1), Best Lawyers (2009 to 2018), ILC Which Lawyer, Doyles’ Guide (in the pre-eminent category), IFLR, ALB, Who’s Who, and was rated by ILC as Australian energy and resources lawyer of the year in 2011, 2015 and 2017.

The team represents a broad spectrum of mining clients, from major Australian and international corporations to small local operations, with a predominant focus on critical minerals and clean energy.

In this role, you will undertake a range of work including private M&A, joint ventures, operating agreements, marketing agreements, royalty agreements and development projects.

You will benefit from exceptional learning opportunities working on first in the market deals and with clients, in Australia and internationally, who are at the forefront of the energy transition.

To be successful in this role you will have:
• demonstratable legal experience from a leading top or mid-tier, national or boutique specialist firm.
• admission to practice in Australia or New Zealand.
• an excellent academic record.
• first-class attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to comprehend intricate legal matters a proactive approach and desire to be an integral member of our leading and supportive team; and
• a hunger to learn and develop and be part of maintaining a market-leading mining practice.

What you can expect from us:
• We're a world-leading international law firm with a global team of over 5,000 professionals. As the market leader in Australia, we are committed to high performance, collaboration, diversity, and digital innovation. We are client-centred, commercially driven, and renowned for our solution-focused expertise. We will align your growth with our ambitions.
• We make your personal and professional growth our business. And as part of the team, our ambition is yours too. Wherever you are in your career: grow and help the firm grow with you.
• We will provide opportunities to learn on the job as well as a mix of learning opportunities tailored to you. Daily experiences, supportive challenges, team collaboration, mentors, and structured learning opportunities help you to expand your knowledge and reach your goals. We value your well-being, both at home and work, and we place a strong emphasis on mental health. If you need support, you'll have it, and we'll empower you to harness your personal strengths, navigate uncertainty, embrace opportunities, and effectively manage things within your control.
• For more benefits on offer such as our 26 weeks paid parental leave, holistic well-being fund, or home office allowance please click/copy this link into your browser: https://marketing.hsf.com/20/29354/landing-pages/hsf-benefits.pdf
• Join us to be part of a human, bold, and outstanding team at Australia's market-leading law firm.

We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to First Nations, LGBTIQA+ and neurodivergent individuals, as well as individuals of all ages, cultures, genders, and abilities. We're a safe, inclusive, and equitable workplace and celebrate the diversity of our people.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please reach out to Ashley Irving, Recruitment Manager at [email protected].


Working Pattern

Temps plein

Brisbane, Perth

Contract type
Contrat à durée indéterminée

Diversity & Inclusion

At Herbert Smith Freehills you will be part of a diverse, innovative culture where high performance, client focus and highly engaged people are our differentiator. People at our firm come from a range of backgrounds and bring a wide variety of experiences and perspectives to their work with us. We strive to ensure that our inclusive environment means you feel valued and able to perform at your best by being your authentic self at work. We know that our future success not only depends on being innovative and progressive in the changing legal market but, most importantly, on our people feeling highly engaged in meaningful work.

We understand that you have commitments and personal interests outside of work and we strive to create a working environment based on mutual trust and respect, in which you can perform at your best whilst maintaining sustainable balance across your life
Brisbane QLD Australia (+1 other)


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