Senior Defendant Insurance Lawyer

Senior Defendant Insurance Lawyer

Job Title: Senior Defendant Insurance Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane CBD, Queensland
Salary: AU$170000 - AU$200000 per annum + Package
Reference: RM19893_1601015839
Contact Name: Rachael Musgrave
Contact Email: rachael@empiregroup.careers
Job Published: September 25, 2020 16:37

Job Description

The Firm

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

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a defendant insurance Senior Associate/Special Counsel in general insurance. Joining this this practice, you will be working as part of a busy insurance team under 2 Partners, running your files autonomously, attending conferences, directly speaking with clients and briefing Counsel when matters run to trial. Depending on performance, there is a strong possibility of Partnership being offered.

You will be working within a team of 8 plus the 2 Partners with a solid pipeline of work available immediately.


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

  • Solid experience as a defendant insurance lawyer
  • Strong knowledge of PIPA
  • 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
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexibility and work from home option
  • No time sheets
  • Social events and team activities
  • Health meals offered
  • Professional development opportunities

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

Rachael Musgrave
Ref No: RM19893
Email: rachael.musgrave@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1207