Health Regulatory Associate/Senior Associate

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Job Number: 969168
Work type: Full Time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Lawyer, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Adelaide, Darwin

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.

Legal 500 Asia Pacific has this year identified MinterEllison as the equal most ranked firm in Australia with 24 rankings across practice areas.  We also placed as the highest ranked law firm in LinkedIn's 25 Top Companies in Australia for 2019.

Your role

A great opportunity currently exists for a Senior Associate to join our highly regarded national Health Industry Group in Brisbane specialising in health regulatory, privacy and advisory work. Working closely with Partner Sonja Read, and a national team, you will have exposure to a variety of work including:

  • Regulatory advice involving statutory interpretation and application of the law to complex issues, e.g. health funding arrangements, Medicare eligibility, privacy, restrictions on health service providers such as pathology and diagnostic imaging, and regulations relating to therapeutic goods;
  • Due diligence for health sector transactions;
  • Drafting of agreements and advice relating to medical research and clinical trials; and
  • General health law as it relates to the daily operations of health providers and medical practitioners e.g. issues of consent, substitute decision-makers.

Our clients are predominately within the private and government health and research sectors throughout Australia and overseas. 

More about you

We welcome applications from lawyers with:

  • Strong technical skills in legal research, statutory interpretation, and contract drafting;
  • The ability to deliver clear, quality, commercial and pragmatic advice under pressure;
  • A strong interest in working for clients in the health sector, even if this has not been the regulated sector that you have worked in to date;
  • A strong client focus and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry experts;
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment;
  • An interest in and willingness to contribute to business development initiatives including presentations, client training and publications;
  • Resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own; and
  • Pride in your work and who you work for.

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 and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below.  If you would like further information, please contact Elisa Armiento for a confidential discussion on 03 8608 2342.

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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