Herbert Smith Freehills
Herbert Smith Freehills Victoria Australia
1 month ago
Mid-Level Solicitor, Energy, Resources and Infrastructure Melbourne - CBD The opportunity We are seeking a Solicitor to join our award-winning Corporate Energy, Resources and Infrastructure team in our Melbourne office. We encourage candidates seeking full time or part time roles to apply. You will be working with leading Partners Nick Baker and Neena Aynsley, as well as other Corporate Energy, Resources and Infrastructure Partners across our national practice. Nick is listed as a leading lawyer in various publications, including Legal 500, Doyle’s Guide, Best Lawyers and IFLR1000 and is our Head of Energy (Australia). Neena is an energy and resource specialist with a breadth of experience in project development, joint ventures, acquisitions, divestments and commercial contracts. Our clients include leading diversified and renewable energy companies, upstream/midstream O&G and LNG companies and financial sponsors active in the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors. Regular... clients include bp, Brookfield, AGL, Alinta, Origin, EnergyAustralia, ENGIE, Goldman Sachs, IFM, Macquarie Capital and ICG Capital. Your day could typically involve: Advising on acquisitions and divestments, joint ventures, project development and commercial contracts in the energy, resources and infrastructure sector (including thermal and renewables power generation, battery and pumped hydro storage, hydrogen, upstream/midstream O&G, LNG and port and rail). Supporting a strong multinational and regional client portfolio. A mix of advisory and transactional work. Working closely with team members in Australia and globally on transactions and projects throughout Australia, the Asia-Pacific and South America. Working closely with other practice groups, in particular project finance and procurement/construction. Mentoring junior associates in the team, and assisting with providing training to junior associates both in the team and across the firm. Skills, experience and qualifications To be successful in this role you will have: an Australian or New Zealand practicing certificate (ideally unrestricted), with at least 2 years' experience with clients in the energy, resources or infrastructure sectors, preferably with solid corporate transactional experience. We will consider candidates with more or less experience; A strong academic record coupled with solid legal skills and a practical mindset. A proactive approach and desire to be an integral member of our leading and supportive team. An ability to work to tight timeframes, collaboratively and at times autonomously. An eagerness to create an exceptional experience for our clients and value empathy, simplicity and commerciality as we do. Group / Team Corporate Group / Team description The Team Our Corporate team are frequently working with industries that are reshaping, restructuring and expanding into new markets. They advise on many of our clients' most important commercial transactions, including significant cross-border mergers and acquisitions, ground-breaking projects and privatisations. We provide market-leading advice across a wide range of industry sectors including the energy, mining, healthcare, infrastructure, technology, media and telecoms, and financial services sectors. We advise many of the largest and most ambitious organisations across all major regions of the globe. Operating from our global network of offices across Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and North America, Herbert Smith Freehills is in the centre of the new global business landscape providing premium quality, full-service legal advice. Herbert Smith Freehills' Energy and Resources (E&R) group ranked as a Tier 1 (Legal 500) and ranked Band 1 (Chambers Asia Pacific). The firm's E&R practice has been awarded Energy, Resources and Utilities Team of the Year (2020) by Merger Market Australian Law Awards and Australian Energy Team of the Year 2019 by AFR Best Lawyers. For Herbert Smith Freehills M&A work, we were also ranked 1st by value and 1st by deal count in announced AU/NZ deals (Refintiv), 1st by value and 1st by deal count in announced AU/NZ deals (Bloomberg), 1st by deal count in announced Australasia deals (Mergermarket) and1st by value in announced APAC deals (Refinitiv). Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to be awarded Most Innovative International Law Firm, Asia Pacific (Financial Times Awards 2019 & 2020). What we offer: At Herbert Smith Freehills we value flexibility. For most roles, we work an average of 60% of the time in the office, taking into consideration individual, team, client and learning needs. To continue to support our people working remotely, we have extended our home office allowance, which allows for home office furniture as well as IT equipment. We recognise that the success of our business and our clients relies on the skills, knowledge and ideas of all our people. We are dedicated to creating an exceptional experience for our clients and we value empathy, simplicity and commerciality. We aim to support our people through their career and life milestones and offer 26 weeks paid parental leave, which includes superannuation on both paid and unpaid parental leave up to 52 weeks. Our policy applies to parents regardless of gender, subject to six months of continuous employment at HSF. 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. People join us to develop their careers and themselves. To support this we provide contemporary tailored learning programs, regular career conversations and a culture of feedback. To view our benefits in Australia, please copy this link into your browser - https://sites-herbertsmithfreehills.vuturevx.com/20/21553/landing-pages/benefits-in-australia.pdf For any questions please contact Paula Saxon, Recruitment Manager on ****** This vacancy is being managed directly by Herbert Smith Freehills Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional assistance. Thank you. Role type Legal professionals/Practice Group Contract type Permanent Working pattern Full Time 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. - Herbert Smith Freehills
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