Senior Associate or Associate - Finance

 This is a rewarding opportunity for a senior associate or 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.


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


Propel your career by joining our industry leading Finance practice in Perth. This is a fabulous opportunity for an ambitious and driven Associate or Senior Associate to join us and take their career to the next level. You will work closely with Gemey Visscher, Partner and Anthony Di Biase, Special Counsel, enjoying a wide 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 mentored, guided and empowered by Gemey and Anthony 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 3 years' post admission experience in banking & finance gained within a  corporate law firm or in-house;
  • 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 Australian and international client base.


Our Team


Our Perth Finance team is recognised as an industry leading practice offering integrated solutions across the mining, energy, power, renewables and finance sectors.


Gemey Visscher, as a Senior Partner, leads the highly regarded 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.


The team recently acted for:

  • Perseus Mining Limited in obtaining funding of US$300 million from a syndicate of 6 banks to develop the Meyas Sand gold project in Sudan
  • Bank of China Limited and a syndicate of 10 banks providing funding of US$475 million to develop the Western Range iron ore project in Western Australia
  • Co-operative Bulk Handling in obtaining funding of approximately A$2.5 billion from 6 banks on a syndicated and bilateral basis for its seasonal purchase of grain from growers.


The team works with lawyers within MinterEllison across Australia and with our international offices and with lawyers in foreign jurisdictions.


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].


Perth, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent