Senior Defendant Insurance Lawyer

Senior Defendant Insurance Lawyer

Job Title: Senior Defendant Insurance Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane CBD, Queensland
Salary: AU$120000 - AU$140000 per annum + Package
Reference: RM19624_1588826126
Contact Name: Rachael Musgrave
Contact Email: rachael@empiregroup.careers
Job Published: May 12, 2020 13:27

Job Description

The Firm

A leading specialist insurance law firm with a national presence that supports its staff to achieve to the best of their ability.

The Role

This is a senior defendant insurance role where you act for the Insurers and corporate clients on a range of general insurance matters, including public liability, fire recovery and toxic torts. You will be responsible for the day to day conduct of a file, and mentor junior staff in the team. Experience running trials would be very beneficial. To enable you to grow your own professional brand, you will also be involved in business development.


  • Both advisory and litigation work
  • Manage files independently while working within a team environment
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Draft legal documents concisely and effectively
  • Mentor junior staff


  • 6+yrs experience in Defendant Insurance in public Liability, general insurance and/or asbestosis
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills
  • Experience with reviewing and analysing medical evidence
  • Ability to manage large volumes of work
  • Good business development skills

Firm Culture

This firm boasts an open and supportive working environment with flexible hours to develop a dynamic and vibrant workplace. Although always professional and focused, it tries not to take itself too seriously.


Close and fun team culture; competitive remunerative packages; incentive program; genuine professional development strategies; close client contact.


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

Rachael Musgrave
Ref No: RM19624
Email: rachael.musgrave@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1207