Cor­po­rate Lawyer, 2 – 6 years PQE

Fan­tas­tic oppor­tu­ni­ty for an ambi­tious Cor­po­rate Lawyer to join our Cor­po­rate team. Great expo­sure to clients and work­ing close­ly with a senior Partner.

  • Inno­v­a­tive and entre­pre­neur­ial firm
  • Pro­fes­sion­al, dynam­ic and friend­ly environment
  • Peo­ple & well­ness focussed initiatives 

About Swaab

Swaab is a mul­ti-award win­ning com­mer­cial law firm with an entrenched com­mit­ment to our clients and our col­leagues which we live through our own Swaab Brand of Service.

Swaab proud­ly serves the mid­dle mar­ket; those list­ed com­pa­nies, SMEs, fam­i­ly busi­ness­es, wealthy indi­vid­u­als, entre­pre­neurs and start-ups that want a respon­sive and nim­ble team of experts who cel­e­brate their con­tri­bu­tion to the broad­er Aus­tralian economy. 

Our key areas of prac­tice are prop­er­ty, cor­po­rate, com­mer­cial, intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty and tech­nol­o­gy, employ­ment law, lit­i­ga­tion, insol­ven­cy, trans­port and fran­chis­ing. We work across a num­ber of indus­tries includ­ing prop­er­ty, retail and fash­ion, health, pro­fes­sion­al ser­vices, trans­port and media. In addi­tion to our com­mer­cial prac­tice we also have a high­ly rep­utable fam­i­ly law team.

Swaab is a mem­ber of Mer­i­tas, a glob­al alliance of inde­pen­dent, full ser­vice law firms and is its only Syd­ney based mem­ber. This allows us to keep in touch glob­al­ly, pro­vide extend­ed ser­vices to our clients and gives us the expo­sure and oppor­tu­ni­ty to work with inter­na­tion­al businesses.

About the role

We cur­rent­ly have an oppor­tu­ni­ty for a tal­ent­ed and ambi­tious cor­po­rate lawyer with 2 – 6 years PQE to work close­ly with of one of the firm’s senior part­ners in our well respect­ed cor­po­rate team. Being part of a small team, this role pro­vides good expo­sure to clients and involve­ment in a broad vari­ety of cor­po­rate and trans­ac­tion­al work.

In this role you will be involved in all areas of cor­po­rate trans­ac­tion­al work, includ­ing acqui­si­tions and dis­pos­als, invest­ments, financ­ing, restruc­tur­ing and cor­po­rate advi­so­ry work. In terms of client base, this role has a good mix, and will see you advis­ing Aus­tralian and inter­na­tion­al clients, includ­ing both pri­vate and pub­lic com­pa­nies, on a range of mat­ters for a num­ber of indus­try sectors. 

The ide­al can­di­date will be an expe­ri­enced cor­po­rate trans­ac­tions lawyer who has been involved in a broad range of cor­po­rate mat­ters. You will be com­mer­cial­ly savvy, a strong com­mu­ni­ca­tor, pos­sess excel­lent tech­ni­cal abil­i­ties and appre­ci­ate the impor­tance of atten­tion to detail, plan­ning your time effec­tive­ly and meet­ing deadlines. 

This is a great oppor­tu­ni­ty for an enthu­si­as­tic cor­po­rate lawyer who takes ini­tia­tive and has the apti­tude and desire to devel­op a practice.


Work­place cul­ture is impor­tant to us, because when our peo­ple are hap­py we know they will look after our clients and them­selves. Swaab is a place where peo­ple feel they can inno­vate, col­lab­o­rate and devel­op their careers and are reward­ed for their efforts. Our peo­ple are the key to our suc­cess and we believe in recog­nis­ing the val­ue that they bring to the firm. 

How to Apply

If this sounds like the oppor­tu­ni­ty you have been wait­ing for, then please apply for this posi­tion, direct­ing your appli­ca­tion to Nico­la Brown, Head of Peo­ple and Cul­ture. All appli­ca­tions will be treat­ed in strict confidence.

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