Commercial Disputes & Insolvency – Associate

Our client, a reputable boutique commercial law firm, is seeking an experienced lawyer with 3-5 years’ PQE to join their high performing commercial litigation and insolvency practice in Sydney.

Our Client:
Our client is a specialist Australian corporate and commercial law firm dedicated to providing expert advice at the highest levels. Our client specialises in four core practice areas: Banking, Corporate, Real Estate and Litigation.

The Opportunity:
Due to Significant growth, our client is seeking an experienced lawyer (2-5 PQE) to join their commercial litigation and Insolvency practice.

In this role you will have exposure to commercial disputes in different jurisdictions including Supreme, District and Local Court and Federal Court matters. These commercial disputes include: shareholder disputes; sale and purchase of business disputes (including misleading and deceptive conduct); breach of restraint of trade and confidence disputes; breach of director and fiduciary duty disputes; general contractual disputes; banking and finance related disputes; property related disputes such as disputes that arise under contracts for sale of land, joint venture and development agreements, and leasing disputes (including commercial/residential/industrial); section 66G applications; section 88K easement applications; construction contract disputes including SOPA claims.

You will also have exposure to providing advice and representing insolvency practitioners in their capacities as liquidators and administrators. You will also act for creditors in relation to any dispute that may arise in the context of a corporate insolvency. The work does not include personal insolvency/bankruptcy. There is varied work such as acting for administrators to extend convening periods, DOCAs, competitive sale process (which involves working with the corporate team) and advising on voidable transaction claims and other matters that may arise in a liquidation.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in commercial litigation in the core practice areas. Prior experience with insolvency litigation will be looked upon favourably but is not mandatory for the role.

Job Type: Private Practice
Job Location: Sydney

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