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Sydney, Australia

The role

We are looking for a high performing Solicitor with experience in Mergers & Acquisitions to join our Sydney team, offering you the opportunity to join an integrated international corporate practice with a strong and growing Australian market presence. You will work on a range of market leading M&A transactions and be provided with the opportunity to be involved in both domestic and cross border matters in collaboration with colleagues around the world.  

For the twelfth consecutive year, DLA Piper has been the highest ranked legal advisor in the world for M&A deal volume, according to Mergermarket’s league tables, and the firm continues to grow from strength to strength.


Our team is perfectly positioned to support leading enterprises, the brightest start-up companies and financial institutions in their development and investment activities. From mergers and acquisitions and venture capital, to equity capital markets, we support clients through all stages of their transactions to ensure successful deal outcomes. Our clients benefit from a valuable combination of global insight and local knowledge that allows us to handle all aspects of complex domestic and cross-border corporate transactions. 


You will receive support and training from Partners with access to our DLA Piper Career Academies, an award-winning international development forum designed to cultivate high performance and support your career goals.

If you’re a high performing commercial / corporate lawyer ready to take the next step in your career, we want to hear from you. 

Be part of a team that thrives on complex challenges and delivering exceptional results, working with Partners who are recognised by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as leading lawyers. We’re trusted advisors, innovators and game changers. Join us and be part of our success.


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.


We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.