Migration Paralegal

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Contract/Temp
Reference: 966065

About us

MinterEllison is an international 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.

Our team

As a member of the Human Resources and Industrial Relations team at MinterEllison you'll be working with major multi-national, regional and local companies as well as government organisations and state-owned entities.  These clients trust us with their biggest and most complex deals that span jurisdictions.  You'll be part of a team, collaborating across practice areas and across offices and working with partners who are recognised as leaders in their fields.

Your role

A great opportunity currently exists for a full-time career paralegal to join us in our corporate immigration team.

In this role you will work closely with other members of our immigration team to help manage transactional immigration files. The work will primarily involve assisting blue-chip corporate clients and their employees with employer-sponsored visa applications, but we also assist our clients with a range of other visas.

You will receive a high level of mentoring and support from the team and the broader Human Resources & Industrial Relations practice.

What you need

We welcome applications from candidates with:

  • A law degree (desirable but not essential)
  • Registered Migration Agent status (desirable but not essential)
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A positive attitude and a "can do" approach
  • Excellent organisational skills and a methodical approach to work
  • Strong initiative
  • A strong client focus and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry experts
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own
  • Pride in your work and who you work for.

An understanding of Australia's visa system is also desirable but not essential

What we offer

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.

How to apply

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 Lisa Fleming on 61 7 3119 6460 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.