Commercial Litigation | Associate | Sydney

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Job Number: 969091
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Lawyer, Sydney

About Us

MinterEllison is renowned as one of Asia Pacific's leading legal practices. What sets us apart is we are driven by a strong sense of purpose: we endeavour to build authentic and enduring relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.  Through our leading-edge innovation and our collaborative legal and consulting specialists, MinterEllison is redefining the boundaries of what it means to be a law firm.

MinterEllison was placed in the top 25 best workplaces in Australia and in LinkedIn’s 25 Top Companies in Australia for 2019—the highest ranking of any law firm.

The team

A great opportunity currently exists for an Associate to join our Sydney Dispute Resolution team.

Working alongside Amy Southwell, Partner, and her broader team, you will work on property and leasing disputes for a range of high profile clients.

In your role, you will gain exposure to the following types of matters:

  • Commercial litigation, Supreme Court NSW, Commercial List and Real Property List, contract disputes, property disputes, commercial and retail leasing disputes, misleading and deceptive conduct claims;
  • Retail leasing litigation in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal;
  • Advising on the sale of large scale residential assets, including, off the plan sales;
  • Attending mediations with clients.

About you

We welcome applications from candidates with:

  • 3+ years of experience in litigation with an interest in real property and leasing litigation ;
  • Experience in some or all of insolvency, general commercial disputes, regulatory disputes and investigations, Corporations Act litigation
  • High academic achievement;
  • Exceptional client service skills, responsiveness and attention to detail;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills;
  • An ability to work in a high volume, deadline driven environment;
  • Enthusiasm and a positive, collaborative and proactive approach;

Who We Are

Diversity is one of the five elements that underpin our firm's purpose and informs the way we work internally and with our clients. An inclusive workplace environment is critical to leveraging the impact this diversity brings to all that we do each day. MinterEllison has been recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia for the past 11 years and has been recognised as both a Gold (2019) and Silver (2018 and 2020)  Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

We believe that agile workplaces can be instrumental in delivering increased levels of productivity. At MinterEllison we support our people to maintain a healthy balance between the demands of work, life and family.  We have a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing including free gym membership.

How To Apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV, cover letter and academic transcript for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Elisa Armiento at for a confidential discussion.

Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the MinterEllison recruitment team. All agency candidates must be submitted through our on-line portal to be valid.

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