Location: Sydney 


Contract Type: Permanent 


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

The Role 


We are recruiting an experienced full-time permanent conveyancing paralegal or licensed conveyancer to join our growing retirement villages (RV) conveyancing team. Junior lawyers with retirement villages experience are also welcome to apply.


MinterEllison has Australia's leading RV practice and continues to grow from strength to strength, working with the largest retirement village owners and operators nationally. As part of Australia's leading RV team you will have the opportunity to work in a booming and interesting area of law while being well supported with state of the art technology and systems.


MinterEllison was named Australia’s Law Firm of the Year in Real Property Law in the 2025 The Best Lawyers in Australia edition recognising the efforts of a large number of partners and their teams including David McElhone, Robin Lyons and Tammy Berghofer. In this role, you will be led by David McElhone who has been twice named Lawyers Weekly ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Seniors Living and Retirement Villages.


In this role you will be part of a high performing and supportive team of paralegals, senior lawyers, and support staff.  You will deal directly with our major clients on a daily basis to manage your own files.


Please note this role is not suited to law students or graduates who are encouraged to consider our clerkship and graduate programs for alternate career pathways.


What you need


We welcome applications from candidates who have:

  • extensive  conveyancing experience, or specific retirement village conveyancing experience
  • the ability and desire to manage high volume and high quality work
  • exceptional client service skills and responsiveness
  • a keen eye for detail and exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • an interest in contributing to process improvement and systems
  • strong IT skills
  • a commitment to excellence that matches our own
  • a proactive approach and positive attitude
  • leasing experience will also be well regarded.

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 and those with carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


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 are currently a MinterEllison employee, please apply through the internal careers page which can be accessed via myME.


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