Foreign Investment & Trade - Associate / Lawyer

Job Description

Title: Foreign Investment & Trade - Associate / Lawyer

Company Name: MinterEllison

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Australia, Australian Capital Territory, ACT,

Employment Status: Full time

Your role

MinterEllison's foreign investment and trade team operates within the broader national Capital Markets & Corporate line of business and is recognised as one of Australia's market-leading practices, led by industry experts with extensive experience in advising on foreign investment and trade matters, including contributing to the firm's role in advising the UK government in the UK/Australia free trade agreement.

Due to a significant growth of the firm and the practice, we are looking for a talented lawyer to join our team in Canberra, led by partners Mellissa Lai [link removed] and David Moore [link removed]. You will work closely with a collaborative national team, supported by partners and other senior practitioners as you develop your career and professional brand.

About the Firm

MinterEllison is renowned as one of Asia Pacific's leading legal and consulting practices. What sets us apart is that we are driven by a strong sense of purpose: we endeavour to build authentic and enduring relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. Through our leading-edge innovation and our collaborative legal and consulting specialists, MinterEllison is redefining the boundaries of what it means to be a law firm.

Our Corporate & Capital Markets group is widely recognised as a market leading practice offering tier-1 expertise across corporate M&A and advisory, capital markets (debt and equity), finance (asset, corporate, property, structured and project), funds and financial services, trade & investment, and resources.

More About You

We welcome applications from candidates who have:

  • 1 - 3 years' legal experience and an interest in foreign investment and trade, in particular Australia's foreign investment rules, export controls, trade measures and sanctions, and free trade agreements
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and fellow advisers
  • A team player attitude with a collegiate mindset
  • Resilience and a commitment to provide exceptional levels of service to our local and international client base

Who We Are

Lawyers Weekly has consistently ranked MinterEllison within the top attraction law firms in Australia, as voted by our peers.

We make diversity in all its forms central to collaboration. We know that when we bring together diversity of thinking, skills, experience, gender identity, backgrounds and orientations, we get better results. This is why we offer agile and alternative working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working. We offer up to 20 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer within the first 24 months following birth or adoption, and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership – all with no minimum tenure.

We are recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia and hold Gold employer status with the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

How To Apply

We prefer to connect with you directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Nicole St John, Resourcing Consultant at [email protected] for a confidential discussion.

MinterEllison does not accept agency submissions unless approval to do so has been given by a member of the Resourcing Team. Approved agency submissions must be submitted through our on-line system. Candidates submitted directly to any employee or Partner of the firm will not be considered valid and will not be considered by MinterEllison. MinterEllison will not be liable for a recruitment fee in these circumstances.

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