About the Position The opportunity We have an exciting opportunity to join our US debt capital markets practice in Australia, as part of the Sydney Finance team. We would like to tap into your networks to see if you know of anyone who might like to relocate to Sydney, Australia. This person would work primarily with our partner Laura Sheridan Mouton, who heads up our US DCM Practice in Australia. This person will also provide additional support to the Australian debt capital markets and securitisation team lead by Patrick Lowden and advise issuers and financial institutions on a broad range of US offerings (including Rule 144A offerings and US private placements). Laura s practice focuses on investment grade and high yield debt capital markets offerings, leveraged financings, securitisations and structured financings, and project and infrastructure financings. Laura also regularly advises Australian issuers and borrowers in connection with debt refinancing, noteholder consent solicitations, liability management and restructuring transactions. Skills, experience and qualifications We are looking to recruit a 3-6 year (Aus) / 2-5 year PQE (UK) Senior Solicitor/Senior Associate with corporate, capital markets and/or finance transactional experience. NY admission is desirable but not essential, as we would allow the candidate to sit the NY bar exam in 2018. Experience in disclosure and a demonstrated ability to cut through complexity and communicate clearly will also stand you in good stead for this role. Candidates must also demonstrate strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment. Group / Team Finance Group / Team description Our Finance group acts for banks, financial institutions, government bodies and major corporate borrowers on all types of finance transactions, including debt capital markets. We also advise banks and other financial institutions on local and international regulatory issues. Key clients include lenders like the big four banks, private equity houses and investment banks. Role type Legal professionals/Practice Group Employee type Fee Earner Contract type Permanent Working pattern Full Time Other information Company Herbert Smith Freehills no - Principals only. Recruiters, please don t contact this job advertiser. no - Please, no phone calls about this job! no - Reposting this message elsewhere is NOT OK.