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2 Positions Available - Professional Indemnity Lawyer and Senior Associate

2 Positions Available - Professional Indemnity Lawyer and Senior Associate

Job Title: 2 Positions Available - Professional Indemnity Lawyer and Senior Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Industry:
Reference: DI030420
Contact Name: Bianca Calder
Contact Email: bianca@lawstaff.com.au
Job Published: April 29, 2020 10:16

Job Description

  • Collaborative and Collegiate environment | Quality Work and Low Attrition Levels
  • National Firm with well-regarded Partners | Learn from the best Excellent Workplace Culture
  • Service blue-chip clientèle and work on quality and diverse matters.
FIRM
National Australian firm with an excellent reputation for specialising in Defendant insurance has TWO NEW positions in their Professional Indemnity team. With a commercial offering of experience across a range of dedicated areas, they service blue-chip clientèle and work on quality and diverse matters. They are an employer of choice for Law Staff due to its many qualities including culture, quality of work, low attrition levels promoted heavily by the Partners.

WORK
You can expect to work with a highly regarded Partner as well as the Professional Indemnity team on a national level. The work will include a mix of complex and interesting matters, representing insurers  across multiple industries.

You will provide advice in relation to Financial Lines, Construction Lines as well as Directors and Officers claims, management liability, employment practices liability, and environmental liability.  There may also be some exposure to general liability.
  
POSITION 1 – SENIOR ASSOCIATE OR SPECIAL COUNSEL
The successful candidate will be at Senior Associate or Special Counsel level with a minimum 6 years post admission experience. You will be currently working primarily within Defendant Insurance with financial lines experience being essential.  While this is a permanent full time position but the firm will consider part-time candidates 3 or 4 days per week.
  
POSITION 2 - LAWYER or ASSOCIATE LEVEL
The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience at a mid or top-tier firm. Candidates with a strong commercial litigation background, wanting to specialise in insurance may also be considered. Additionally, you will be looking to progress your career within Insurance, and possess commercial acumen, strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

In this role you will be able to build on your existing skill set with the safety net of more senior insurance lawyers who are readily accessible on a daily basis.

BENEFITS
This firm offers its employees a cohesive and enjoyable workplace culture as well as a broad spectrum of other benefits you expect from a national practice. You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and will have the opportunity to grow your career in Defendant Insurance, leveraging off the recognised skillsets of the responsible Partners.

 THE NEXT STEP

At Law Staff we offer all Lawyers a lounge room setting for a relaxed confidential discussion over coffee/tea, allowing you to comfortably provide us an understanding of your skills as well as ideals around your next role. We are full in our disclosure and by the end of the meeting you will be provided with a detailed profile of these roles and other opportunities for you to research at your leisure. To request a confidential meeting, please click APPLY and upload your Profile. Alternatively quote Ref: DI030420
 and email your Resume to:
  • Bianca Calder - bianca@lawstaff.com.au
  • Craig Ashton-Sward - craig@lawstaff.com.au
If this role is not entirely suitable then we would still enjoy the opportunity of hearing from you. We often work on roles that are not advertised, with a range of positions across private practice and in-house.  

LawStaff | Level 22 HSBC Bld | 300 Queen St | Brisbane (07) 3221 1229  

Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.