Legal Executive Assistant - M&A

Legal Executive Assistant | M&A | Sydney | Permanent 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.


Your role:


An excellent opportunity exists within our Sydney M&A team for an experienced Legal Executive Assistant. In this role, you will provide invaluable dedicated support to anchor partners as well as the senior lawyers in the team.


This is an ideal career development step for an experienced Legal Executive Assistant who is seeking a diverse role with a great variety of people who have fun as a team, whilst enjoying a collegiate and supportive team environment.


As a key member of this team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Proactive diary and email management
  • Complying with client reporting requirements
  • Monitoring emails and taking telephone calls
  • Travel arrangements 
  • Assisting in maintaining client databases
  • Drafting correspondence, document preparation and amendments
  • Reconciling corporate AMEX expenses
  • Monthly billing in accordance with client requirements
  • Coordinating meetings internal and external
  • Managing files (both electronic and hard copy)


About You

We are looking for a proactive individual to join our team. The successful candidate will have at least some experience in Executive Assistant or Legal Secretarial experience and will be an organised individual with strong attention to detail. The successful candidate will also have:


  • Strong ability to work under pressure
  • A strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • A strong ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
  • Exceptional organisational skills and ability to multi-task, prioritise and delegate


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