Sponsorship opportunities available
We have partnered with the Big 6 firm Allens to grow their Disputes & Investigations practice across their Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for overseas lawyers and they are also very keen to speak to Australian or New Zealand qualified lawyers, who are considering relocating to Australia from overseas.
Allens is a leading international law firm with a proud 200-year heritage of shaping the future for their clients, their people and the communities in which they work.
Through their alliance with Linklaters, they offer clients a global network of 41 offices in 29 locations.
Allens and Linklaters have a global alliance to better serve clients. The network offers an integrated service, giving clients one point of contact and a unified team comprising the best resources of each firm in Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, South America and the US.
With Allens, you'll work at the cutting edge of the law on the most complex and innovative deals in the market. You'll work with lawyers and professionals at the top of their game who, like you, strive to get a little better every day. And you'll be supported to take your career wherever you want it to go.
Allens have achieved 15 elite Band 1 rankings in Australia and had 32 recognised practices in the Chambers Asia Pacific results.
The Disputes & Investigations Practice
Allens tier-1 Disputes & Investigations practice, as ranked by Chambers Global, act in the most complex, high-value and reputationally significant matters in the Australian market. You'll have the opportunity to assist with the Australian component of major international disputes and the ability to conduct matters in jurisdictions throughout Australia and the Asia region.
The range of services provided by the Allens Disputes & Investigations Practice include: Commercial and contractual disputes, Regulatory inquiries and investigations, Corporate crime, Internal investigations, Royal Commissions / Commissions of Inquiry/coronial inquests, Class actions, Taxation disputes & Investigations, Risk and compliance advisory, Arbitration and Projects disputes.
Allens pride themselves on offering a broad scope of work and encourage team members to work across all Partners nationally, rather than being siloed with just one or two specialist Partners in one location. This allows you to discover what you are most passionate about, before starting to specialise at a more senior level.
You'll be welcomed into a team that is collaborative, cohesive and focussed on inclusion and diversity. The team are in a high-growth phase but wellbeing and flexibility is of great importance, demonstrated by the support of a hybrid working model where working from home part of the week is the norm.
Training, development and career progression are key for not just the Partners in this group, but also Allens as a whole. They have an excellent mentoring programme, which is focused on tailoring support to individual needs and helping people to achieve their career aspirations.
What you'll bring:
· Experience obtained with a leading Disputes practice within an international or top-tier environment
· A minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience
· An excellent academic record
· A willingness to participate in business development activities, such as pitch documents, firm-wide pursuits, article writing, attending industry events and hosting seminars.
· A willingness to build an understanding of clients and develop effective working relationships.
· A willingness to develop others through mentoring and sharing experiences and networks.
Allens would be pleased to have conversations with those who are considering a move to Australia over the next year.
Hydrogen Group is currently retained on an exclusive basis to manage the search for overseas candidates. Any CV's received from other sources will be passed on to Hydrogen for this search.
For a confidential discussion to discuss further, please contact Tamara Salem on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0203 810 9707.