Lawyer or Associate, Tax

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Job Number: 968544
Work type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Lawyer, Melbourne

MinterEllison people aspire to be our clients' best partner. Collaboration, innovation and opportunity are the foundation of our workplace environment. We welcome people who want exciting careers in high performing teams.


Purpose of the role

Our Melbourne Tax team is one of the most successful and largest practices in Australia and is led by industry experts, with extensive experience across the full spectrum of tax laws. We remain at the forefront of emerging developments in tax law, policy and operation and our advisory team of tax professionals provide workable solutions to help our clients manage risk and obtain tax certainty.

We are looking for a talented Lawyer, Associate or Consultant to join our specialist GST team in Indirect Tax.


Job Description

In this role, you will join a high performing team with talented and supportive professionals who will help you learn and challenge you to grow. This role will see you working directly with a team that has a strong record in advising on a full range of GST issues faced by private sector and government clients.

This role will see you providing advice on areas such as GST structuring and risk, advice in relation to M&A infrastructure and property transactions, negotiating GST positions in relation to contracts, advice on input tax recovery and apportionment methodologies, GST dispute management, private ruling applications and GST due diligences.


More About You

We welcome applications from both admitted lawyers or tax specialists who have:

• Ideally between 1-5 years' experience in GST.
• Experience working at a reputable law firm, professional services/accountancy firm, or the ATO.
• Strong client facing skills and the ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry experts
• Initiative and drive to identify and follow through on business development opportunities
• The ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
• Resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own.


Who We Are

This year MinterEllison was placed in the top 25 best workplaces in Australia in LinkedIn’s 25 Top Companies in Australia for 2019—the highest ranking of any law firm. MinterEllison has been recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the past 10 years, and this year was also recognised as a Gold Employer by the Australian Workplace Equality Index at this year’s LGBTI Inclusion Awards—one of only two firms to receive this prestigious award.

We embrace flexibility and empower all our people to learn, grow and become truly extraordinary. We provide our future leaders with best practice learning and development programs to accelerate and grow their careers. We value diversity in the workplace and care about ensuring you balance your professional goals with your commitments and interests outside of work. We have a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing.


How To Apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Fraser Hunter on 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.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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