Senior Lawyer - Banking & Finance

This is a rewarding opportunity for a senior associate with a background in Banking & Finance to take a step up in their career and play a key role working on high-value, market leading deals. 


Location: Perth 


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 


Our Team

Our Perth Banking & Finance team sits within our broader Energy, Resources & Projects group which is recognised as an industry leading practice offering integrated solutions across the mining, oil and gas, power and renewables and finance sectors.


Gemey Visscher leads the highly regarded Banking & Finance practice. The team are regularly engaged to act for financiers and borrowers, both domestically and internationally. The team acts for all the major Australian banks and many foreign banks in respect of all aspects of financing including construction, acquisitions, property development and investment, corporate financing and project financing. They also act for many borrowers in various industries seeking all types of financing arrangements.


Your Role

Due to an increase in deal flow and a strong pipeline of work, we are looking for an experienced senior associate to join our industry leading Banking & Finance practice in Perth. You will work closely with Gemey and senior lawyers, enjoying a fascinating variety of high value  project, corporate and property finance matters including secured, unsecured, syndicated, club and bilateral transactions, both cross-border and domestic.


You will be guided and empowered by Gemey and other partners in respect of your career development and enjoy a clear, structured path for career progression opportunities. We also offer learning and development programs to build your professional brand, team leadership and client skills.


More About You


We welcome applications from lawyers who have:

  • Minimum 5 years' post admission experience in banking & finance gained within a reputable corporate law firm;
  • Strong communication, technical drafting and problem solving skills;
  • Team player attitude and ability to mentor junior team members;
  • Demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and fellow advisers;
  • Resilience and a commitment to provide exceptional levels of service to our local and international client base.





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.


Perth, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent