Matt Voller

My priority is providing dependable and authentic advice to our clients and candidates, supporting them in meeting their respective objectives and realising opportunities. I find the most satisfying element of my role to be the developing and maintaining of business relationships, achieved through expertise and delivering success.



Junior Corporate M&A Lawyer
Salary Details Available Upon Request

 Wadkins Associates are assisting an award-winning law firm in their search for a Junior Corporate M&A lawyer in Singapore.  

The firm is renowned for their work within the energy sector across a broad range of fields and are known to represent an enviable list of international clients. The work will focus primarily across the energy sector, including the likes of oil & gas, LNG and renewables. This is a prime opportunity for a junior lawyer to gain access to market leading deals.

After in-depth discussion with our client, we have collated some key advantages of joining the team: 

  • Remuneration: Great work deserves great pay, and this firm promises to pay a competitive (top tier) rate in reward.  
  • Specialist work: Deal with a high volume of quality transactions, ideally suited for a sharp mind. You will be challenged with handling intricate and highly complex deals, allowing you to develop your skills on a daily basis. 
  • Strong culture: Our client knows that it is not only the work that makes a job, but the environment that you work in. Because of this, the team comprises of friendly individuals who are keen on helping their fellow associates out.  

Our client is looking for a Singapore qualified or else common law qualified lawyer who is coming from a local firm, with a PQE between 1-3 years. Experience within M&A is required.  

If this role has piqued your interest, or if you are interested in further discussion of the market, please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

Project Development Associate, Singapore
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Wadkins Associates are excited to present a rare opportunity for an Associate in Singapore.

We are currently working with an international law firm to find a Project Development Associate to join their growing Energy team.

Working under a highly established partner, the role consists predominantly of project development work in Oil & Gas, LNG, and transportation infrastructure. The ideal candidate would be familiar with project documentation and preferably additional experience with project finance. Whilst also being a highly respected specialist in this field, the hiring partner has a reputation for encouraging a positive working environment.

Having spoken with them in-depth, we can outline some of the main benefits of this position:

  • Join a project: Joining this highly ambitious team comprising of some of the best lawyers in the space provides a fantastic opportunity for an associate to secure a crucial role in a team in ‘growth mode’.
  • Remuneration: As a reflection of their top-quality work, the firm pay top tier rates.
  • Exposure to work: As part of a firm operating at the top international level, you would gain not only great market exposure, but also develop invaluable experience working on the highest-profile projects globally.  

The hiring partner is keen to see candidates with 2 to 5 years’ PQE, and must be England and Wales, Singapore, Australia or Common law qualified.

If you are interested and would like to find out more about the role, please get in touch.

Junior to Mid-Level Projects Lawyer
Salary Details Available Upon Request

Wadkins Associates are currently assisting a renowned international law firm with their search for a junior to mid-level Projects Lawyer in their Tokyo office.  

The firm’s projects team operates globally, and are keen to expand their Tokyo team. This is a fresh opportunity to get yourself out there and become recognisable within one of the economic capitals of the world.  

The work will focus on a balance between project development, and project finance work, exposing you to the likes of oil & gas, renewables and LNG. 

After detailed discussions with our client, we have collated some key advantages of joining the team: 

  • High quality work: Work with only the best. The firm promises high profile projects, and exposure to the most exciting work in the market.
  • Renumeration: As great work deserves great pay, the client promises to pay market rate in reward.  
  • Great team: The Tokyo office is full of hard working individuals who are also very welcoming and friendly.  

The firm are looking for a junior to mid-level lawyer between 1 to 3 years PQE to join their team, either England & Wales or Australian qualified. Experience within project development and project finance is necessary, ideally a balance between the two. Japanese language skills preferred but not required.

If this role is of interest to you, or you are interested in discussing the market in more detail, please do not hesitate to get in touch.  

Energy M&A, Associate

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing energy focused corporate team in Singapore. Our client is looking for English, Australian or Singapore qualified candidates (2-3 PQE) with M&A experience, preferably in an energy or projects related field, through broader M&A experience is also of consideration. Benefits of this role include:

                -Top quality international work

                -Working across a range of industry sectors to include natural resources and infrastructure

                -A collegiate team that places emphasis on developing their associates

Please get in touch if you would like to find out more about this role.                      

Projects Lawyer
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A market leading international law firm is looking to grow their Tokyo office with a mid-level Projects Lawyer.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing practice in one of the economic capitals of the world.

From our discussions with the hiring partner, the key attractions of this role include:

  • Quality of Work. You will be advising on big ticket international projects.
  • High remuneration. Our client pays above market.
  • Collegiate office. The Tokyo office is friendly and quickly expanding.

You will be doing project development and project finance work in the energy sector. This includes oil & gas, LNG and renewables.

You will ideally be New York qualified with between 3 to 5 PQE. England & Wales and Australian qualified lawyers will also be considered. Fluency in Japanese will be highly advantageous.

If the above role is of interest, do get in touch for more information.

Project Finance Lawyer
Salary Details Available on Request
Hong Kong

A longstanding client is looking to grow their Hong Kong office with the addition of a project finance lawyer. Having spoken to the hiring partner, we look forward to assisting you throughout the application process.

This is an opportunity to join a well-regarded international private practice in one of their most dynamic offices. You will be doing some of the best quality of work in Hong Kong.

You will be exposed to a broad range of finance work. This will include asset finance as well as projects finance in the renewable energy, LNG and petrochemicals sector.

Some of the key draws of this job include:

  • Variety of work. You will be exposed to a broad range of high-quality work.
  • Remuneration. Our client pays above market.
  • Business development opportunities. You will be involved with our client’s business development programmes.

You will be Hong Kong or common law qualified with at least 2 PQE. Additionally, you will have a background of asset or project finance experience. Business proficiency in English and Cantonese is essential. Fluency in Mandarin will be a strong advantage.

If the above role has caught your interest, do get in touch for a discreet discussion.

Asset Finance Solicitor
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An international law firm with a strong reputation in Asset Finance has asked for our help in recruiting into their Paris office. Working across the asset classes in shipping, aviation and rail they are now keen to hire a mid level associate to join the team.

The Paris office has grown substantially over the last few years and their team of talented dual qualified lawyers is now one of the largest offices in the city. We have recently got to know the Head of Asset Finance and found out some more about what the role might offer:

  • Scope of Work: Unlike a lot of asset finance teams each member of the group is able to get involved in work across the asset classes. The main focus would be on ship finance and aviation finance though with some rail work also included.  This is a rare opportunity to broaden your scope.
  • The quality of the Work: Much of the work is done on behalf of the banks. The team’s clients include some of the largest local and international banks and the focus is on big-ticket transactions.
  • The Location: Home to some of the largest banks, airlines and lessors, Paris is on the doorstep for a number of leading lenders. The team is a mix of English and French Qualified lawyers and so provides a great home for those considering an international move.
  • The Benefits: The firm is known for paying well in comparison to many of its competitors in Paris. A strong salary and bonus package would be on offer.

If you are interested in a move to Paris, or a change in firm and are wanting to find out more about the role, we would be happy to provide more detail.