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Graduate Finance Lawyer

Do you see a future for yourself in law?  The world is being disrupted and market demands are changing. The next generation of our graduates will transform the future of legal services – we can give you the skills you need to do it well.

Due to significant growth of both the team and deal flow, we have an exciting opportunity for our first intake of non-rotating Graduate Lawyers to join our Sydney Finance Solutions team.

You will enjoy a fascinating variety of legal work as part of a collaborative national team, working across our Corporate, Property & Real Estate or Project Finance groups, with the opportunity to specialise if you would prefer to focus in one area. You will enjoy working on a diverse range of matters spanning secured, unsecured, syndicated, club and bilateral transactions, both cross-border and domestic.

You will be part of a close, supportive team working closely with our leading partners who will enable you to develop your professional brand as a senior lawyer.

More about you

We are not looking for people to fit a certain mould, however you will possess transferrable knowledge gained through your graduate degree, work experience, and extracurricular activities.  Ideally you will have: 

  • up to 2 years' experience in the legal industry 
  • an interest in the Banking & Finance legal practice, which focuses on the areas of Corporate Finance, Real Estate Finance, Project Finance and/or Acquisition & Leveraged Finance
  • pride yourself on your communications skills, both written and verbal, to reason clearly and logically
  • a client focused mindset, a responsive manner and the ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry contacts
  • demonstrate a proactive, responsive and curious approach
  • hold yourself personally accountable for work and deadlines

What you can expect:

As a Finance Solutions Graduate, you will work under the guidance of our expert Lawyers and Partners.  Our Band-1 ranked Finance Solutions team in Sydney operate within our broader Corporate & Capital Markets line of business. The team acts for major lenders, banking institutions and leading corporates across the full spectrum of financing transactions, including corporate finance, property finance, project finance, sustainable finance, asset and structured finance.

You will also participate in our national graduate program which includes:

  • Base skills Finance Program 
  • Completion of PLT through the College of Law 
  • On-going learning and development session include technical and personal development skill building
  • Be supported every step of the way and receive structured development opportunities including technical training and personal development

Working at MinterEllison

Lawyers Weekly has consistently MinterEllison as a top attraction law firm, as voted by our Peers.

We believe that agile workplaces can be instrumental in delivering increased levels of productivity. At MinterEllison we support our people to maintain a healthy balance between the demands of work, life and family.  In addition to a positive, fun and flexible working environment, we offer a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing, including free gym membership, discounted private health insurance and 20 weeks paid parental leave - all with no minimum tenure.

How To Apply

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

Applications via recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

Closed 4 months ago
Closed 4 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
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    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen

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  • Position Start Date


  • Closing Date:27th Feb 2022, 12:55 pm


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