MinterEllison Flex - Senior Legal Counsel (Financial Services)


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).

Flex recognises that career goals change for various reasons. As a result, we have developed an integrated service that provides our lawyers with an agile way to work. We are keen to speak to lawyers who are interested in this model and have any/ combination of the below skills. Secondment opportunities will depend  on your legal skillset, experience and availability.


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 part of the Flex team, you will enjoy:

  • Access to bespoke secondment opportunities that have proven highly beneficial whilst upskilling and provided career advancement

  • Flexibility to pick and choose the engagements which best fit your career motivations, lifestyle and interests

  • Support from our dedicated team, key partners and the broader firm including knowledge and resource


Your Opportunity

If you are a lawyer with at least five years' experience in financial services then we would love to hear from you. We are particularly interested in lawyers who have strong experience and expertise in any of the following areas: 

  • Life insurance & Superannuation Wealth (particularly exposure to platform services).

  • Funds management

  • Experience in negotiating with regulators such as ASIC, APRA, ACCC, the ASX, the ATO and AUSTRAC

  • Providing financial services and regulatory advice to clients in the wealth and asset management sector including life insurance and superannuation clients

  • Experience in drafting or advising on fund establishment documentation including product disclosure documents and compliance



What You Need

We welcome applications from lawyers with:

  • Minimum of 5 years PQE with some experience at a top-tier law firm with some in house/ secondment experience

  • 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

  • Pride in your work and who you work for.


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 for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below or please contact Tanya Galea on 0466 464 698.


Melbourne, AU

Contract Type:  Flex