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  • Strong pipeline of work
  • Agile & flexible working environment
  • High levels of repsonsibility & autonomy

The Firm & The Role

Our client is a well established commercial law firm and they are leaders in the insurance space. Due to new clients and new instructions, our client is looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic insurance lawyer at the 3 year to Senior Associate level.

Clients include insurers, brokers, ASX-listed companies, self-insureds, construction companies, life insurance companies, contractors, sub-contractors, principals and clients in the travel and tourism industried.

You will have the opportunity to work on a broad mix of work:

  • public liability
  • personal injury matters
  • occupiers' liability
  • product liability matters
  • general liability matters
  • complex property damage claims
  • business interruption claims
  • professional indemnity matters

As an experienced lawyer you will have carriage of matters, attend court, brief counsel, manage client relationships, foster strong client relationships.

As well as litigation, you will be providing advice in relation to the interpretation of policies and indemnities.

The matters will be interesting and challenging and this is an ideal environment in which to learn and develop your career. You will be working closely with a well-respected partner and the other senior members of the team. This team is inclusive and collaborative and your career will be nurtured and developed.

The partners at this firm are well known for their client focus, their pragmatism and their ability to achieve outstanding results for their clients. Their accessibility and approachability means that this team is never short of work.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 3 years pae experience in the area of insurance litigation
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Drafting and advising skills
  • Strong litigation and strategy skills
  • Ability to foster strong client relationships
  • Ability to work in a committed team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Drive, enthusiasm and a 'can do' attitude

Culture & Benefits

Our client has a superb working culture. The culture is friendly, progressive and down to earth.

Progression is based on merit only and strong performance is rewarded with a market leading salary package and bonus scheme.

Other benefits include assistance with post graduate studies and study leave, the ability to purchase additional leave, the ability to salary sacrifice, sporting and social activities, access to internal and external career development programmes, payment of membership fees for professional associations, discounted gym and health insurance memberships, paid parental leave, volunteer days, employee assistance programme.

Join a firm that truly invests in their lawyers.

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

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB
Ref No: MT20349
Email: marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 671 673

Please send your CV in Microsoft Word format. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.