Associate, Corporate and Commercial Law
Auckland, All, New Zealand
3d ago

The Covid-19 pandemic is creatingseismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better workingworld, has never been more important.

Life at EY has been transformeddramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helpedEY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other andour clients.

A better working world truly startswith the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we needtalented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate thecomplexities of this Transformative Age : people with the passion, curiosity anddrive to make things better.

The opportunity

We are seeking a lawyer with 3 to 8years' post qualification experience to join the Auckland arm of our growingcorporate and commercial practice.

You will have the opportunity to workalongside other EY professionals in multi-disciplinary on varied andinteresting work.

Your key responsibilities

  • Involvement in corporate and commercial transactions; including conducting due diligence, drafting transaction documentation and project managing a variety of international and domestic transactions
  • Providing technical legal advice
  • Contract drafting on a range of commercial matters
  • Developing relationships with key members of other services lines within EY
  • Skills andattributes for success

  • Strong research and drafting skillswith the ability to work with pace
  • The ability to deliver legal advice in a clear succinct manner that makes sense to non-lawyers
  • Natural ability to build rapport across all levels
  • Committed self-learner who can be agile and resilient in an ever-changing environment
  • Ideally, you’llalso have

  • Experience as a corporate andcommercial lawyer in a top-tier, mid-tier, boutique law firm or Big 4 legalpractice
  • At least three years’ experience, includingprivate M&A transactions
  • A detailed understanding of companies law,shareholder agreements, corporate governance, fundraising, and capitalmanagement (share buy-backs, dividends, reductions of capital)
  • Solid experience in contractualdrafting and some experience negotiating contracts
  • What working atEY offers

  • We offer a competitiveremuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. Inaddition, our comprehensive Total Rewards package can be tailored to your individual needs,to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you. Thisincludes;
  • avariety of flexible working and leave arrangements
  • personalisedcareer developmentincluding coaching and support to help you build your career and access toformal learning so you can develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in thefuture
  • a range of tools and benefits to guide and supportyour health and wellbeing throughout your entire EY career
  • About EY

    At EY, we hold a collective commitment to foster an environmentwhere all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable andeveryone experiences a sense of belonging.

    Through our inclusive leadershipbehaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible working and mentoringprograms, you will have the support and flexibility to build an exceptionalcareer.

    Theexceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

    Apply now.

    The preferredapplicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their externalthird party provider.

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