Health Law - Lawyer or Associate

About us


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


A great opportunity exists for a legal practitioner with at least 1 year of post-admission experience to join our pre-eminent Health Law team in Sydney on a full-time basis. Working directly with leading medical malpractice partners, you will join a specialist team advising icare and NSW Health in resolving and assisting with a wide range of litigated and non-litigated disputes and inquiries, including medical malpractice claims, coronial inquests and commissions of inquiry.


Working in a supportive, flexible and close-knit team, you will be solution-driven, commercial and pragmatic, and focused on understanding our clients' needs. 


What you need


We welcome applications from lawyers who:

  • have at least 1 year' post-admission and technical experience with personal injury claims/ disputes, preferably in medical malpractice and coronial law (ideally including some experience acting for icare/ NSW Health, but not essential);
  • have practised in the NSW District Court and Supreme Courts, and are familiar with the NSW Coroner's Court;
  • have strong plain English drafting skills and the ability to explain complex issues to clients clearly and concisely;
  • have unwavering attention to detail, efficiency and technical excellence;
  • have a strong client focus and a demonstrated focus on forming enduring relationships with clients and industry experts;
  • thrive in a highly collaborative environment; and
  • take pride in their work and who they work for.


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, those with carer responsibilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


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