Corporate Lawyer (Mid)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  • 2017 Australian Law Firm of the Year (250-500 lawyers)
  • Work on high profile and challenging matters
  • Work with leading Partners and Lawyers

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 650 staff working in our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.

Our Corporate Advisory Group     

Our M&A and Corporate Advisory group advises on public and private M&A, equity capital markets transactions, joint ventures, company law and governance matters. The team has an impressive record acting on “bet the farm” and ground breaking corporate deals.

We are ranked Band 1 by Chambers Asia Pacific in Corporate/M&A, Equity Capital Markets and Private Equity. We are a trusted adviser to ASX 100 companies, multi-national corporations and private equity firms. Recent Transactions include:

  • Anheuser-Busch Inbev on the Australian aspects (CUB/Fosters) of its US$107 billion takeover of SAB Miller, the largest takeover in the world in 2016.
  • Qube on the $9 billion acquisition of Asciano, the largest public M&A deal in 2016.
  • SAI Global on the $1.2 billion acquisition by Baring Private Equity Asia Fund.
  • Viva Energy REIT on its $1.5 billion initial public offering.
  • The administrators to Arrium Limited and Moly-Cop on the $1.1bn IPO and ASX listing component of the Moly-Cop dual track sales process (ultimately sold to a trade buyer).
  • Credit Suisse, Macquarie Capital, UBS, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on the $1.5 billion IPO and ASX listing of Ingham’s Group Limited.


As a valued member of the Corporate Advisory team you may gain exposure to: 

  • Public company takeovers and schemes of arrangement.
  • Private mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and disposals.
  • Private equity transactions.
  • IPOs, placements, rights issues, buy-backs and capital reductions.
  • Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rule advice work.

About You

Due to ongoing success and growth, the Corporate Advisory practice is looking to speak to experienced Corporate Lawyers c2-5 years PAE. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • A desire and capacity to work on high profile and challenging matters.
  • Strong drafting and advice writing skills.
  • Superior analytical skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with clients.
  • The ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.

For further information about this role, please contact Sharon Ericsson – People Team +61 2 9263 4599.


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. Unsolicited CV’s will be deemed the property of Gilbert + Tobin.

Category: Experienced Lawyer - Corporate Advisory

Reference ID: AU0000SB000205

Date Posted: 29/11/2017