Banking Lawyer (Jnr/Mid/Snr)

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

  • 2017 Australian Law Firm of the Year
  • Top Tier Banking + Infrastructure Practice
  • Our Banking practice continues to grow

About Us

Gilbert + Tobin is a Top Tier Corporate Law firm recognised in Chambers Global and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as an expert in its practice areas. We are at the forefront of legal innovation, have successful and expanding practices in all our specialist areas, and we enjoy a reputation for providing our clients with the highest quality service and expert legal advice. We have over 500 professionals working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.

Banking and Infrastructure

Our award-winning Banking and Infrastructure Group advises leading Australian and international financial institutions, investment banks, corporations and private equity funds. The team combines a thorough understanding of Australian and international financial markets with a strong commercial focus and project management abilities to achieve our clients objectives.

The group is led by John Schembri recognised as a leading banking and project finance lawyer in numerous publications including Chambers, the Legal 500, Best Lawyers and IFLR1000.  John led the TransGrid team, which was awarded 2015 M&A deal of the year by Project Finance International.

The Role

As a valued member of the Banking and Infrastructure team you will work closely with John Schembri and other partners who are recognised in the industry as “Leading Lawyers” across the following areas:

  • Acquisition finance – including corporate M&A, and leveraged management buyouts.
  • Project finance and PPP – debt and equity financing arrangements
  • Corporate finance – general matters, including syndicated and refinancing facilities
  • Structured finance – asset finance, mezzanine finance

About You

Due to ongoing success and growth we are currently looking for a number of Banking Lawyers at varying levels – Junior, Mid, Senior. Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • 2+/4+/7+ years transactional finance experience
  • A broad knowledge of leveraged, acquisition, project, structured finance deals and related transactions
  • Superior analytical, negotiation and drafting skills
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to work effectively with clients
  • The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively working in small and large teams

At Gilbert + Tobin you will experience a flat team structure allowing talented individuals to work closely with our industry leading partners and take a leading role earlier on matters. If you are looking to advance your career with a firm that is ambitious and full of talented individuals with a warm culture, we look forward to hearing from you.

For further information about the team and the role please contact Melissa Gavagna on (02) 9263 4149


Gilbert + Tobin endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However when we do need to engage with agencies, Gilbert + Tobin operates within a preferred suppliers list. Only agencies who have been briefed on a vacancy will be asked to submit CVs. All CVs should be uploaded directly onto the system via the instructions provided by the HR contact.  We are unable to accept candidate CVs via email.

Category: Experienced Lawyer - Banking & Finance

Reference ID: AU0000SB000194

Date Posted: 26/10/2017