Energy & Resources - Associate/Senior Associate

Minter Ellison lawyers

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/09/2018

Job Category:

Legal / Mining, Energy & Resources

Job description:


MinterEllison is an international independent law firm, headquartered in Australia and regarded as one of Asia-Pacific's premier law firms. Our teams collaborate across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the UK to deliver exceptional service.

We have a clear goal – to be our clients' best partner. We put the client at the centre of everything we do and partner with them to delivery truly innovative solutions.

We also think beyond the law, offering clients advisers who are multi-disciplinary and industry-facing to help them achieve strategic goals, grasp business opportunities and create value for their stakeholders.


A great opportunity currently exists in our Brisbane office for an Associate or Senior Associate level lawyer with exceptional contract drafting skills. You will work in our industry leading Energy and Resources practice group, acting for our major clients on exciting and often cutting edge projects and transactions in the mining, gas, infrastructure, electricity, water and other matters.

You will also be involved in mentoring junior lawyers in the group and for the right candidate, this role offers genuine career advancement.


We welcome applications from lawyers with:

  • exceptional contract drafting skills
  • strong academics
  • background drafting contracts in either an E&R, property, or general corporate M&A context
  • at least 3-4 years post admission experience
  • a passion for mentoring and training younger lawyers

You will also be someone who:

  • collaborates to deliver innovative solutions and ensure the best outcome is achieved for the client
  • continually contributes to the growth and success of the firm
  • inspires others through your commitment to personal growth, innovation and the delivery of exceptional results.


Our diverse and talented teams enjoy a culture of collaboration, innovation and inspiring others. We are committed to your career development by leveraging the unique strengths you bring to the team and building your capabilities and business acumen to take you to the next level faster.

We care about ensuring you balance your professional goals with your commitments and interests outside of work, and provide a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing. Our internal support teams are second to none and will help you perform at your best each day.


We prefer to deal with your directly so please submit your CV, cover letter and academic transcripts for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information please contact Matt Woods on +61 2 9921 8755 for a confidential discussion.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia