Legal Operations Database Administrator



MinterEllison is Australia’s largest law firm and provides legal and consulting services.


Purpose is at our core. We create lasting impacts with our clients, our people and our communities. Our teams collaborate and deliver to our Purpose, and consistently work to embed our values into everyday actions. Clients rely on our expertise and insights. They value our responsive, creative and commercial approach. We are curious by nature, diverse in our disciplines and authentic in our relationships.


Diversity and inclusion is at the core of our Purpose and informs the way we work with each other, our clients and in the community. We know that when we bring together diversity of thinking, skills, experience, gender identity, backgrounds and orientations, we get better results.


The Team

The Process Transition team works very closely with the Continuous Improvement, Process Automation and Document Automation functions within the Legal Service Operations group to help users across the firm transition to more digital ways of working in the delivery of their legal services.


The Role

A permanent opportunity working as Legal Operations Database Administrator is open to our Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth or Adelaide office. In this role, you will support the activities of the Best Practice Adviser and Best Practice Consultants as they collaborate with specific legal work streams across the firm, helping triage and coordinate activities along with the day-to-day administration across the team.


The Legal Operations Database Administratort may also liaise with Executive Assistants and other support staff in the Lines of Business or in other functions across Digital and Business Operationss to arrange meetings and coordinate other activities that involve those teams.


In this role you will have the opportunity to:


  • Develop productive working relationships with key contacts across Digital, Bus Ops and also within the Lines of Business;
  • Monitor ServiceNow ticket requests and triaging requests across Automation & Client Solution Teams;
  • Assist the Process Transition team with system administration, including data entry, project administration and testing;
  • Organise other meetings and other team logistics;
  • Coordinate documentation and content generated or being managed across the team;
  • Other team admin support including reconciliation of corporate AMEX expenses through Concur; and
  • Assist with other ad hoc duties, as required.


More About You

We welcome applications from people who possess:

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • High level of organisation ability;
  • Advanced Word document skills including document creation and presentation;
  • Strong understanding of MS suite and software applications including Sharepoint, Workflow management platforms, document management systems (file saving sites);
  • Strong organisation with the ability to manage multiple tasks and manage deadlines; and
  • A high degree of integrity, as confidentiality is essential.


Why MinterEllison:

MinterEllison is recognised annually as a Top Attraction Firm by Lawyers Weekly as voted by our peers.  We are a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia and we hold Gold employer status with the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).


We make diversity in all its forms central to collaboration. This is why we offer hybrid working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working. We offer up to 20 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer within the first 24 months following birth or adoption, and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership – all with no minimum tenure.


We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, genders (including if you identify as transgender or gender diverse), sexual orientations, as well as people living with a disability or who have family or carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles with MinterEllison.


How to apply:

We love to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button below.


If you would like further information, to tell us about any adjustments you might require through the recruitment process or if you are trans or gender diverse and want a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected]


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.


Brisbane, AU Melbourne, AU Perth, AU Sydney, AU Canberra, AU Adelaide, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent