Executive Assistant



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.



Our Dispute Resolution team:


Our Dispute Resolution team has a friendly and dynamic culture. The team specialises in Intellectual Property, Class Action, Insolvency & Restructuring, Property and General Litigation related matters.


Your role:


We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support a fantastic litigation team. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting electronic and hardcopy correspondence, document preparation and amendments;
  • Proactive diary and email management;
  • Document production including use of precedents and new documents;
  • Organising meetings and arranging travel;
  • Assisting in maintaining client databases;
  • Electronic and hard copy document and file management;
  • Developing productive working relationships with key contacts internally;
  • File management including file opening and closing, electronic and physical filing;
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.


What you need:


You will need to have experience in an Executive Assistant or Legal Assistant role. You must also have excellent attention to detail and be extremely proactive. You will possess the following attributes to be successful in this role:

  • Advanced Microsoft Word skills including document creation and presentation;
  • Strong understanding of software applications including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint other technology systems;
  • Experience filing court documents online (desirable);
  • Experience with billing (desirable);
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail and organisation ability;
  • A strong client focus and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, industry experts and clients.



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