Two fairly newly transitioned Partners at the helm, the insolvency arm of this broader commercial litigation practice needs a polished litigator to facilitate the current rich pipeline. As such your exposure to the Supreme Court will be strong.
Operate for a robust but inherently flexible platform that will allow you to maintain a balance of commercial litigation and restructuring and insolvency disputes. In particular, a portfolio of sophisticated matters dealing with the main Australian trading banks, insolvency practitioners, other financial institutions and a host of international corporates. There is a strong element of tier one mining and oil and gas entities to the client mix.
Instructions will be across an array of mining and resources contract disputes and insolvency appointments including administrations and liquidations, restructuring matters and asset recovery strategies. This will provide an opportunity to strengthen your exposure to restructuring in the domestic market place if this is of interest. Enjoy the challenge of advising businesses to achieve a turnaround and linking in with distressed debt and asset investors.
The Partners are known in the Perth market for their strong industry networking and ability to mentor more junior lawyers and develop them long-term. They are young partners who remember their own development opportunities and want to pave that forward. They have structured the team to operate as a streamlined unit to reduce competitiveness and team stresses which are often prevalent in the larger firms yet are active with the significant matters in this space.
You will bring a Bachelor of Laws and two – five years’ post admission experience in commercial litigation within a reputed firm. Iinvolvement in insolvency matters desired.