Commercial Law | Senior Associate

 Complex and challenging work including major IT procurement, distribution and technology contracts, data security and privacy advice, managing an international portfolio of trade marks and major government projects. 


Location: Adelaide 


Contract Type: Permanent 


MinterEllison is one of Australia’s largest law firms, with nearly 200 years of business history.  We're known for our legal and consulting expertise - and for our inclusive and authentic character.


Our purpose is to create sustainable value with our clients, people and communities.  That means we have a proud history of providing excellence to clients, nurturing our people and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.


We value excellence, curiosity and collaboration.  Clients rely on us for our responsive, commercial approach.  Our clients include government departments and agencies, private and publicly listed companies, and small and large businesses in Australia and overseas.  


As a highly valued employee we will also provide you with a wide range of benefits. To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser


Your role


As an experienced commercial lawyer you will join our highly regarded corporate team in Adelaide and specialise in intellectual property, technology, privacy and competition law. You will work and collaborate with Partner Lisa Jarrett and a national team, and have exposure to a wide variety of challenging and stimulating work including:

  • Complex procurement, distribution and technology contracts;
  • Cyber security and privacy issues including policies and data breach management;
  • Competition and consumer law advice;
  • Intellectual property advice and contracts including an international trade mark portfolio; and
  • Major infrastructure and outsourcing projects.

Part time applicants and those looking for flexible working arrangements are encouraged to apply.


More about you


We welcome applications from senior lawyers with:

  • At least 5 years of technical skill in commercial law, ideally with intellectual property, technology and privacy experience;
  • The ability to deliver clear, quality, commercial and pragmatic advice;
  • 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.


Why MinterEllison


We offer flexible working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership - all with no minimum tenure.


We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, genders (including trans or gender diverse), LGBTQ+ people, those with carer responsibilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


How to apply


We prefer to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button. 


If you would like further information, require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or for a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected].


Adelaide, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent