Executive Assistant - Competition Risk & Regulatory Group

Work for a Top Tier Law Firm | Make an impact | Excellent Benefits 


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.


A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced Executive Assistant to provide secretarial and some trademark support to our Competition, Risk and Regulatory team (CRR).


Your role:

This position supports the CRR team and as key player there is a real opportunity to make the role your own!  In addition to supporting this team with your EA skills you may be assisting with trademark administration tasks.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • drafting correspondence, document preparation (including the use of precedents) and amendments
  • reviewing and actioning correspondence
  • proactive diary and email management
  • coordination of travel and meetings
  • maintenance of client and WebTMS databases
  • assist with co-ordination of tenders, pitches as required
  • file management including opening and closing files, electronic and physical filing
  • 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
  • an ability to work autonomously with minimal direction
  • an ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
  • sound knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • an understanding of billing and financial systems and other software applications
  • exceptional organisational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise


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

Contract Type:  Permanent