Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant | Sydney | Full Time 

 

MinterEllison is Australia’s largest law firm and provides legal and consulting services.

 

Purpose is at our core. We create lasting impacts with our clients, our people and our communities. Our teams collaborate and deliver to our Purpose, and consistently work to embed our values into everyday actions. Clients rely on our expertise and insights. They value our responsive, creative and commercial approach. We are curious by nature, diverse in our disciplines and authentic in our relationships.

 

Diversity and inclusion is at the core of our Purpose and informs the way we work with each other, our clients and in the community. We know that when we bring together diversity of thinking, skills, experience, gender identity, backgrounds and orientations, we get better results.

 

The role:

 

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to join our Disputes Resolution - Intellectual Property team. In this role, you will provide a high level of secretarial and administrative support to a busy and successful team of senior practitioners.

 

You will work collaboratively with another Executive Assistant in the team to support each other.  The main responsibilities of this role will include:  

 

  • proactive diary and email management;
  • travel and meeting arrangements;
  • providing litigation support to the team;
  • drafting and amending correspondence;
  • management of filing and e-filing;
  • inputting timesheets
  • assisting with monthly billing and invoicing processes

 

About you:

 

You will be self-motivated and able to work autonomously. Ideally, you will have experience in a role as a litigation Executive or Legal Assistant and will be a proactive individual with a strong client focus.

You will also possess:

 

  • strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • high level of capability with learning new technology and systems;
  • strong ability to multi-task, prioritise and delegate;
  • high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • solid interpersonal skills to gain and retain relationships with stakeholders;
  • an understanding of billing and financial processes will be highly regarded.

 

Why MinterEllison:

 

Some of the benefits you can enjoy working at MinterEllison include:

  • free gym membership;
  • opportunities for hybrid working to encourage balance and wellbeing;
  • corporate partner discounts;
  • learning and Development opportunities.

 

MinterEllison is recognised annually as a Top Attraction Firm by Lawyers Weekly as voted by our peers.  We are a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia and we hold Gold employer status with the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

 

We make diversity in all its forms central to collaboration. 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.

 

How to apply:

 

We love to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button. If you would like further information, or 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.

 

 

Location: 

Sydney, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent