Insolvency & Restructuring | Lawyer or Associate

 Join a specialist team who advise a wide range of clients including major financial institutions, alternative lenders, insolvency practitioners, company directors and significant public sector stakeholders. Enjoy a range of social, financial and health benefits including a free gym membership. 


Location: Melbourne 


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


Your role


A great opportunity currently exists for an insolvency and restructuring lawyer to join our Melbourne office. Working closely with highly esteemed partners Brendon Watkins, Nick Anson and Catherine Macrae, you will join a specialist team who advise clients such as major banks, alternative lenders, companies, insolvency practitioners, company directors and public sector stakeholders on all aspects of insolvency and restructuring, including formal and informal workouts, insolvency appointments, security enforcement, regulatory investigations and commercial litigation.

You would be involved in advisory work, litigation and turnaround activity.

You will consistently have the opportunity to work on high profile, stimulating matters and receive hands-on experience working directly with clients and partners.


What you need


We welcome applications from Australian qualified lawyers with:

  • At least 2 years' experience in commercial dispute resolution and insolvency matters, gained at a recognised firm located in Australia or an analogous jurisdiction;
  • Strong interest in both litigation and insolvency work;
  • A strong client focus and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry experts;
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment;
  • Resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own; and
  • Pride in your work and who you work for.


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.


If you would like further information, require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or for a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected].


Melbourne, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent