Wingate Group

About Wingate

Wingate is a leading Australian private markets finance and investment house that is dedicated to enlarging and enriching the lives of those with whom we interact. We are driven by our ethical approach, deep sense of responsibility and our capacity to inspire long term trusted relationships.

About the role

Wingate’s legal team provides legal services to all parts of the Wingate Group, including its property finance, corporate finance, corporate development, mortgage lending and shared service business units. Students participating in this placement program will work with Wingate’s six experienced lawyers at our offices at 101 Collins Street in providing a range of legal services and advice relating to:

  • Finance transactions, including structuring and documenting lending transactions for property development, general corporate finance, securitisations and residential mortgage lending
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Funds management, including the operation and law relating to unit trusts and other investment vehicles
Types of tasks you may be involved with while on placement:
  • Research in relation to particular legal issues relevant to the business
  • Review and amendment under the guidance of a lawyer of contracts, including loan agreements, confidentiality agreements, IT contracts, trust deeds and other fund documentation
  • Attendance at meetings with external counsel and clients to negotiate documents
  • Preparation of contracts based on internal templates
  • Assisting with implementation of legal initiatives within the business, including education and training of staff