Senior Associate - Property

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Job Number: 967392
Work type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Lawyer, Sydney


MinterEllison is an international law firm, headquartered in Australia and regarded as one of Asia-Pacific's premier law firms. Our teams collaborate across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the UK to deliver exceptional service.

We have a clear goal – to be our clients' best partner. We put the client at the centre of everything we do and partner with them to deliver truly innovative solutions.

We also think beyond the law, offering clients advisers who are multi-disciplinary and industry-facing to help them achieve strategic goals, grasp business opportunities and create value for their stakeholders.


MinterEllison has an award winning Real Estate team previously recognised as 'Property Team of the Year' at the Australian Law Awards in recognition of our client service, calibre of work and thought leadership. The team offers a comprehensive range of property-related legal services for developers, investors, owners, landlords, government bodies, property funds managers and listed property trusts. 

The Sydney Real Estate team is led by partners Virginia Briggs, David McElhone, Jakob Paartalu, Julie Purbrick and Rachel McNaught. The team offers a comprehensive range of property-related legal services for developers, investors, owners, landlords, property funds managers, listed property trusts and government.

In this role you will work with Jakob Paartalu, who is also the staff partner for the team. Jakob and his team advise on a broad range of property matters, but specialise in high volume transactions, across a number of sectors including retail, industrial, commercial and telecommunications.


A great opportunity currently exists for a Senior Associate to join us.

We would like to hear from Senior Associates who are experienced and interested in the following range of work, to assist with our growing practice: 

  • mid to complex real estate transactions;
  • development and infrastructure projects;
  • leasing of retail, commercial and industrial property;
  • general commercial property advice work ;and
  • preferably, highly experienced in the telecommunications/infrastructure sector.


You will be a Senior Associate level property lawyer with experience in a reputable property team, or an Associate ready to take the next step in your career.  

You will also have: 

  • a commercial approach to all matters;
  • excellent business acumen and a desire to strengthen and build client relationships;
  • superior drafting ability and a strong attention to detail;
  • the ability to work in a highly collaborative fast-paced environment;
  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; and
  • resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own.


Our diverse and talented teams enjoy a culture of collaboration, innovation and inspiring others.  We are committed to your career development by leveraging the unique strengths you bring to the team and building your capabilities and business acumen to take you to the next level faster.

We care about ensuring you balance your professional goals with your commitments and interests outside of work, and provide a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing.  Our internal support teams are second to none and will help you perform at your best each day.


We prefer to deal with you directly so please submit your CV, cover letter and academic transcripts for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information please contact Lisa Fleming on 61 7 3119 6460 for a confidential discussion.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

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