Executive Assistant - Legal



Location: Brisbane 


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 https://www.minterellison.com/-/media/Minter-Ellison/Files/Careers/Employee-Benefits-Brochure-2023.ashx


Your role

A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced Executive Assistant to provide secretarial support to our Dispute Resolution team. This full time position supports a Partner and a team of senior fee earners.  As a key player there is a real opportunity to make this role your own! 

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • drafting basic correspondence and amending documents (WP available)

  • proactive diary and email management

  • coordination of travel and meetings

  • file management including opening and closing files, electronic and physical filing

  • coordination of monthly client billing and expense reconciliation

  • general administrative tasks


What you need

To be successful in this role, you will be a highly proactive and organised individual. You will be self-motivated and have strong attention to detail.  In addition to this, you will possess the following attributes:

  • previous Legal Executive Assistant experience of 5+ years (litigation experience helpful but not essential)

  • an ability to work with minimal direction and as part of a team

  • an ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities

  • sound knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and ability to grasp new technology quickly

  • an understanding of billing and financial systems and other software applications

  • exceptional organisational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise

  • ability to grasp new technology quickly


Please note if you are a Law student, you are encouraged to consider our clerkship and graduate programs. 


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 and those with carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage 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. We encourage all applications, including if you do not meet the criteria listed for the role. Your application will also enable us to consider you for other opportunities that may be available at MinterEllison.


Brisbane, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent