Executive Assistant

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to join our Public Law team in Sydney. In this role, you will provide a high level of support to a busy and successful team of senior practitioners.


You will work collaboratively with other Executive Assistants in the team to complete incoming tasks.  The main responsibilities of this role will include:  


  • Diary and email management of authors;
  • Travel and meeting arrangements;
  • Drafting and amending documents and correspondence;
  • File management including file opening and closing, electronic and physical filing;
  • Invoice processing and expense reconciliation;
  • Monitoring court lists;
  • Maintenance of client databases;
  • Preparation of briefs to counsel;
  • General administration duties.


About you:

You will interested in legal administration and have a willingness to learn. Ideally, you will have experience in a similar role as an Executive or Legal Assistant in a litigation environment and will be a proactive and adaptable 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;
  • Demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, industry experts and clients;
  • 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.


Sydney, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent