Senior Associate - Property

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Flexible Working Arrangements
Reference: 965941

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

Our Brisbane Property Group is one of the largest and most diverse property practices in Brisbane. With over 65 staff, we advise major institutional property investors, developers, landlords and tenants on all facets of commercial, industrial, retail and residential property including due diligences, acquisitions, disposals, development and leasing. We also specialise in retirement village law and advise nationwide developers and operators on all aspects of acquiring, establishing, structuring and operating successful facilities.

Some long-standing clients include AMP Capital Investors, Aveo, Blue Care, Charter Hall, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, DEXUS, Frasers Property, Lendlease, QIC, RetireAustralia, RNA, Springfield Land Corporation, Stockland, Suncorp and Vicinity Centres.

Your role

A unique opportunity exists for a Senior Associate with broad commercial property experience to join our award winning Property team.

This role is in our market leading retirement living practice The aging population is well documented and is set to underpin unprecedented growth in the industry, making it one of the most exciting and innovative areas of the law to be involved in. MinterEllison is leading the way in this space with the most successful Retirement Living team in Australia.

Working closely with Robin Lyons, who is recognised in peer guides as a pre-eminent Queensland Real Estate Lawyer, you will enjoy a collaborative working relationship within a supportive team environment where you will experience significant client interaction as well as quality training, feedback and mentoring. The work in this space is highly complex and interesting.

What you need

We welcome applications from senior lawyers with:

  • broad commercial property experience
  • excellent drafting skills and superior attention to detail
  • strong commercial acumen
  • a very strong client focus and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry experts
  • a willingness to learn and further develop
  • a desire to collaborate to deliver innovative solutions and ensure the best outcome is achieved for the client.

Previous experience in the retirement living sector while highly desirable, is 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 you 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 highly 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.

Advertised: 04 Sep 2017 E. Australia Standard Time