Executive Assistant - Legal



Location: Melbourne 


Contract Type: Permanent  | Part-time


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:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Legal Executive Assistant to join our fantastic Workplace team, a part of our wider Consulting Solutions practice.

This is a permanent part time role | 3 days a week. As a key addition to this team, some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting correspondence, document preparation and amendments
  • Proactive diary & email management
  • Coordination of meeting/travel arrangements
  • Liaising with clients as directed by senior client facing staff and maintaining client databases and key contact information
  • Assist with co-ordination of tenders, pitches as required
  • File management including opening and closing files, electronic and physical filing
  • Co-ordinating end of month billing
  • Client and group reporting
  • Reconciliation of corporate AMEX expenses using Concur


What you need:

The successful candidate will have previous experience in an Executive Assistant or Legal Assistant role and will also possess the following attributes:

  • Strong understanding of MS Office applications
  • Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a proactive approach to your work
  • Self-motivated and an ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities


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.



Melbourne, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent