Leasing Paralegal



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 https://www.minterellison.com/-/media/Minter-Ellison/Files/Careers/Employee-Benefits-Brochure-2023.ashx




We are currently recruiting for an experienced leasing Paralegal to support the growth of our hugely successful, market leading leasing practice. As a member of our award-winning, fun and dynamic team you will have the opportunity to work alongside Partner Max Cameron on complex and high volume leasing matters across commercial, industrial and retail sectors.


You will be able to successfully manage high volume and high quality leasing work through managing your own files and be responsible for preparing, negotiating and progressing clients' leases. You will deal directly with clients and conduct negotiations with our clients' tenants and their lawyers. 




We welcome applications from candidates who have:

  • previous leasing experience in a busy, high volume role
  • exceptional client service skills and responsiveness;
  • a keen eye for detail and the ability to consistently produce accurate, high quality work
  • an interest in contributing to process improvement and systems
  • the initiative and drive to take ownership of your matters and client portfolios
  • strong IT and systems skills
  • exceptional time management and organisational skills and
  • a proactive approach and positive attitude.




Our national Real Estate team is one of the largest and most diverse property practices in Australia. We advise major institutional property investors, developers, landlords and tenants on all aspects of commercial, industrial, retail and residential property including capital transactions (acquisitions and disposals), large scale developments, major projects, retirement living and leasing.


Our leasing practice is a core part of our Real Estate business and our impressive stable of leasing clients includes CBA, Charter Hall, Dexus, Lendlease, Stockland and Vicinity Centres amongst others. In these roles role you will be part of a large and supportive team of high performing lawyers and paralegals, with additional support from the legal support team. You will deal directly with our major clients on a daily basis to manage your own files.


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