Solicitor, Corporate (1-2 Year PQE)

Work Type: Permanent Full-time

Addisons currently has an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our growing team. We are looking for a candidate with 1-2 years of post-admission experience, who shows a strong commitment and passion for corporate law to join our team.

Working alongside a distinguished partner, you will have a strong understanding of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). As part of your role, you will provide expert guidance to both public and private companies on a wide array of business affairs. You will be involved in M&A, joint ventures, equity capital markets, corporate governance, and general corporate advisory work. Our team also has a focus on the water sector boasting extensive knowledge in water law, markets and trading, and drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts for the water industry.

Addisons has been recognised as The Best Law Firms™ Australia 2025 for Corporate Law. This achievement reflects our dedication to providing outstanding service to our clients and our deep knowledge of the corporate law.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Advising on corporate transactions, corporate governance and compliance matters
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts
  • Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules matters
  • Legislation and case law research
  • Collaborating and assisting senior lawyers within the team to achieve desired results.
About you

To be considered for the role, you will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law and admission to practice as a solicitor in Australia.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in corporate law in a reputable law firm.
  • Strong understanding of corporate law.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and analytical skills.
  • An eagerness to learn.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality work and meeting deadlines.
About Addisons

Addisons is an Australian law firm based in Sydney. We deliver commercially sound legal solutions of the highest standard to clients globally.

Addisons is driven to provide bespoke legal solutions for our Australian and international clients, as well as support our community through pro bono work.

Our core values of Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Trust foster long-term partnerships with our clients and our people.

Working at Addisons

Addisons is committed to bringing out the best in our people. We invest in you to succeed through client exposure, high quality training and development and encourage open communication.

Addisons attracts the very best people with outstanding levels of talent, character and work ethic. We value each other and the unique culture we have created, with an inclusive, diverse and positive work environment which includes social activities, morning teas, drinks, and casual dress every Friday.

Employer of Choice

We support our lawyers and staff through employee-centred programs. Addisons is recognised as a “5-Star Employer of Choice 2023” by Australasian Lawyer, placing the firm amongst the top law firms to work for in Australia.

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Application Form

To apply to the Addisons Graduate Program, please upload three PDF documents:
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Academic Record / University Transcript

Applications can be uploaded from 1 July 2022.