Senior Associate - Real Estate

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 966078

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

MinterEllison has an award winning Property team previously recognised as 'Property Team of the Year'  at the Australian Law Awards in recognition of our client service, calibre of work and thought leadership. The Sydney Real Estate team is led by partners Virginia Briggs, David McElhone, Elias Stephen, Jakob Paartalu and Julie Purbrick. The team offers a comprehensive range of property-related legal services for developers, investors, owners, landlords, property funds managers and listed property trusts. 

In this role, you will work predominantly with Elias Stephen and his team who are sought out for their experience in advising on some of the largest and most complex real estate transactions.  Elias has a particular focus on property acquisitions, disposals and developments working with national and international industry leading real estate trusts, investors and developers.

Your Role

As a member of our award winning, dynamic and highly collaborative team you will have the opportunity to work with other highly specialised lawyers in the areas of sale and acquisition of commercial, industrial and retail properties and high-value property developments.

We would like to hear from Senior Associates who are experienced and interested in the following range of work: 

  • acquisitions and disposals of real estate assets
  • major development and infrastructure projects
  • urban renewal projects
  • hotel transactions
  • leasing of commercial, industrial and retail property
  • general commercial advice work and contract drafting

What You Need

We welcome applications from people who have:

  • a commercial approach to all matters
  • excellent business acumen and a desire to strengthen and build client relationships
  • superior drafting ability and a strong attention to detail
  • the ability to work in a highly collaborative fast-paced environment
  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own

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.