Insurance Lawyer

• Insurance, government, commercial and not-for-profit clients • Supportive environment focused on mentoring, development and professional excellence • Growing team, busy practice, opportunity for client connection, industry involvement, practice development, team leadership and personal growth • 20 weeks paid parental leave. Up to 20% bonus. Join a pre-eminent national practice supporting clients in a range of insurance matters.  This role will focus on public liability claims (including historical abuse matters), recovery actions, and advisory work, with opportunities to grow the practice in financial lines claims and advisory work. 


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.


Who we are

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.


How we 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 an extensive range of wellbeing, recognition & benefits offerings.  To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser 


The team

A great opportunity currently exists for a bright and enthusiastic insurance lawyer to join us. You will work closely with partner, Katie Clark and lawyers on general insurance claims (including historical abuse matters) and insurance advisory work.   The large national insurance team supports clients across the country and there are regularly opportunities for cross-border collaboration.  


What you need

We welcome applications from lawyers who:

  • have 1+ years' experience in public liability insurance claims work;
  • have experience in or an interest in managing historical abuse matters for insurers;
  • have experience in efficiently and professionally managing disclosure tasks; 
  • have a proven track record in working to client service standards;
  • are personally well organised, with demonstrated experience in managing a portfolio of claims;
  • work in a highly collaborative environment;
  • are resilient and committed to excellence that matches our own; and
  • take pride in their work and who they work for.





An inclusive culture

Our culture attracts key inclusion awards.  We are recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, and we hold Gold employer status with the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).


We offer hybrid working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working.  We offer 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.


Excellence, curiosity and collaboration

We foster growth and development in our people so we can continue to make excellence the hallmark of everything we do, drive market-leading innovation and harness the power of working together.  Our learning programs will help you build the skills of tomorrow, today.




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


If you would like further information, require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or for 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