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Revolution Graduate Program – 2020/2021

Do you see a different 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.

At MinterEllison, our people are our brand. Every day, every person in our firm plays a vital role in helping clients to close deals, find solutions, resolve disputes, grasp opportunities and create an impact. We are a friendly and supportive firm that takes pride in our work, our individual and collective achievements, our clients' success, and our strong reputation in the marketplace.

Joining the Legal Operations Graduate program, you will lead change and disruption. We will equip you to change the future of legal practice, to question the status quo, to bring the knowledge from your law degree together with your alternate degree to revolutionise the profession.

Our Legal Operations Graduates

What you can expect:

Our Legal Operations group is primarily focussed on executing MinterEllison's digital transformation strategy within the firm. The strategy encompasses four key pillars – deliver improvements and innovations that optimise our operations, engage our clients, transform our products and services, and empower our staff.

By joining Legal Operations you will be joining an Award Winning team that's led:

  • Savings to our lawyers of over 30,000 hours of task-work per annum;
  • MinterEllison being named in the Top 10 Most Innovative Law Firms 2019; and
  • Developing digital tools recognised in the Financial Times Innovation in the Business of Law Technology awards.

As a Legal Operations Graduate, you will work under the guidance of our broader Legal Operations team and will spend time embedded in our centre of excellence teams where they will hone your skills in legal project management, process analysis, artificial intelligence and emerging technologies. You will then work directly with our legal teams to help deliver innovative and effective outcomes for MinterEllison clients.

In this role you will:

  • Be part of a team with multiple centres of excellence. You will be primarily based in the either our Brisbane, or Sydney office, working with the Lines of Business team, and undertaking projects that will give you experiences across the centres of excellence
  • Over the 12 month graduate program, you will undertake four rotations providing you with opportunities to develop in legal project management, legal technology consulting and other areas across Legal Operations
  • Be supported every step of the way, as an individual in the graduate cohort. You will have mentors across the Legal Operations team and the Legal business, as well as receiving structured development opportunities including technical training and personal development
  • Become a business partner that translates requirements to outcomes and works directly with our legal teams to deliver innovative and effective solutions that will transform our work practices
  • Undertake analysis of legal processes and identify opportunities of improvement
  • Undertake legal and business industry research and analyse emerging technologies in the legal market

More about you

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

You will have a combined undergraduate degree in law and another discipline (for example Information Technology, Commerce or Business) with strong academic results.


  • see problems as a motivator for change and improvement
  • listen, observe and engage
  • will have the acumen and insight to consider commercial outcomes for MinterEllison and our clients
  • connect and build rapport over common goals
  • are intrinsically driven to motivate and create change that improves the practice of law 
  • demonstrate a proactive, responsive and curious approach
  • will have the acumen and insight to consider commercial outcomes for MinterEllison and our clients
  • hold yourself personally accountable for work and deadlines
  • pride yourself on your communications skills, both written and verbal, to reason clearly and logically

Is MinterEllison where it all starts for you?

  • You should consider a career in Legal Operations at MinterEllison if:
  • The status quo bores you. You want to be part of something different.
  • You have an interest in, or foundational understanding of, the legal industry and legal technology
  • Your passion for excellence leads you to winning solutions.
  • You think outside the box and embrace new ideas.
  • You are seeking an alternative career path with your law degree.
  • You want to feel empowered and be part of a high performance, but always fun team.
  • Collaboration and inclusiveness are principles you value.
  • You have what it takes to apply technical thinking

Virtual Information Session:

Join us for a discussion to hear from a panel of representatives within our Legal Operations group as they share valuable insights of work in this area, and our Graduate career offering in this area. Registration for this session is essential and can be booked here.

How to apply:

If you would like to be considered please submit your CV, cover letter and academic transcript via our online portal by clicking on the 'Apply' button below.

Applications close 11.55 pm, 29th November 2020.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia and be in your final year or have recently graduated from a combined undergraduate degree in law and another discipline.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
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  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident,

  • Locations:

    Sydney, Brisbane

  • Closing Date:29th Nov 2020, 12:59 pm


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