Associate or Senior Associate - Corporate Funds



Location: Sydney 


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


Our Team


Our Transactional Funds Management Team operates within the broader national Capital Markets & Corporate business line.  The Team is renowned for its deep industry knowledge and the long term relationships forged with clients. The practice, led by partners Stuart Johnson, Michael Lawson and Ker Wei Tiam is consistently ranked in Chambers Global/APAC.


The Team has a tier 1 client base which includes leading global fund managers, Australian and international real estate investment groups, local and international pension funds and institutional investors, boutique investment houses and other sophisticated local and international investors.  The Team has worked on some of the most innovative fund structures and transactions with managers of third party pools of capital.


Your Opportunity


We have an opportunity for an experienced Associate or a Senior Associate to join the team working with Stuart Johnson. You will enjoy transactional and advisory work in the context of funds management, across financial services, real estate and infrastructure sectors. The practice assists clients in their raising of capital, the ongoing operation of their funds and the deployment of capital often working closely with other specialist teams across the Firm. This may involve advising clients in relation to the Corporations Act, Australian financial services licence compliance and the ASX listing rules as part of practice.


Our national model means you will work collaboratively with a team of experienced and supportive professionals across our network of offices across the country.


More About You


We welcome applications from lawyers who have:


  • At least 4 years of post-admission experience gained within a reputable law firm, professional services or in-house, with corporate and/or transactional funds management exposure
  • Excellent drafting skills and technical ability
  • A collaborative team spirit
  • A client focused mindset and a demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships
  • A team player attitude and the ability to mentor junior lawyers in the group
  • Resilience and a commitment to provide exceptional levels of service to our local and international client base.


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].


Sydney, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent