Defendant Insurance Lawyer

Defendant Insurance Lawyer

Job Title: Defendant Insurance Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane CBD, Queensland
Salary: AU$130000 - AU$150000 per annum
Reference: RM19747P_1597119489
Contact Name: Rachael Musgrave
Contact Email: rachael@empiregroup.careers
Job Published: August 11, 2020 14:18

Job Description

The Firm

Our client is a leading commercial law firm, with a close-knit culture, that has a strong reputation in insurance law. This firm is a mid-tier in Brisbane. They are committed to professional development and great advocates for work/life balance.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a defendant insurance lawyer specialising in WorkCover or General Liability insurance. Joining this this leading practice, you will be working as part of a busy insurance team under 3 Partners, running your files autonomously, attending conferences, directly speaking with clients and briefing Counsel when matters run to trial. You will also be responsible for mentoring junior lawyers in the team.

You will also work on a small number of files representing Self-insureds.


To be successful in securing this role you will ideally have:

  • 5+ years of defendant WorkCover OR General Liability experience in a firm
  • Ability to autonomously run your own files
  • A genuine desire and ambition for personal career growth
  • strong time management skills
  • good drafting skills, particularly with advices and court documents
  • ability to mentor junior staff


  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Social events and team activities
  • Birthday leave
  • Professional development opportunities


For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Rachael Musgrave
Ref No: RM19747
Email: rachael.musgrave@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1207