Defendant Insurance Senior Associate or SC

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: partner & special counsel, lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 150000 to 200000
Contact name: Bianca Davies

Contact email: bianca@lawstaff.com.au
Job ref: DI010224
Published: 23 days ago
  • A unique opportunity has arisen for a talented Senior Associate or Special Counsel to join this leading national firm in their Defendant Insurance team
  • Work with 2 Multi Award-Winning Partners
  • Have a discreet discussion with us today and receive a detailed brief before you decide whether it's for you.
ABOUT THE FIRM: 

Nestled in the CBD's golden triangle in modern resourceful offices, this firm fully embraces the concept of all staff working remotely several days a week as well as providing flexible working days (part-time or full-time); reduced hours; or altered hours (early start/early finish or late start/late finish). This team has a number of working parents, showcasing the firm's commitment to supporting employees with families as the Partners actively promote and endorse a variety of working arrangements, recognising the importance of effectively juggling professional careers around personal commitments. 

This opportunity secures your role in defendant insurance, enabling collaboration with leading legal professionals in this market segment. Guided by collaborative and consultative values, the firm ensures a vibrant and dynamic environment conducive to career development.

WHAT'S THE ROLE:

You will work for broad range of clients so each day will be different - therefore should your current firm lack this diversification in matter management then this opportunity could provide the dynamic environment and change you have been looking for. The position includes managing:
  • substantial liability,
  • general insurance,
  • property liability,
  • construction recoveries, as well as
  • property damage issues.
Working with Lloyd's syndicates, international insurers, major self-insureds, specialist industry insurers (real estate, security, food processing) local governmental entities, you'll actively engage in direct client communication and strategy development.

This role encourages hands-on involvement from day one, including your active participation in client relationships and the delivery of exceptional service. You will thrive in a larger team that values your direct contribution and hands-on approach while also contributing to the management and mentoring of junior lawyers.

WHAT'S ON OFFER: 

This firm boasts a significant number of returning lawyers, meaning those who have left to try something new, explored different firms, and ultimately chosen to return. Here are some reasons why:
  • Attractive compensation packages accompanied by a performance-driven incentive bonus program.
  • A balanced ratio of 3 lawyers to 1 Admin Support fostering an efficient and productive environment allowing you to focus on your legal work  whilst having the resources to excel. 
  • Highly supportive family values and offers paid parental leave for up to 26 weeks at full pay with super contributions, along with salary continuance insurance, salary packaging, and corporate discounts.
  • A workplace that fosters 'social well-being' through initiatives like flexible dress codes, additional annual leave, an extra day of paid leave for you birthday, Friday night gatherings, and various social events.
  • Prioritising 'health and well-being', the firm has daily breakfast options in their fully functional kitchen and breakout environment, financial support for fitness activities, fresh fruit, flexible public holidays, group fitness, and participation in sporting events.
  • Secondment opportunities is a regular part of career development, allowing your direct interactions with clients.
WHO IS A GOOD CANDIDATE: 

The firm is genuinely open to considering lawyers from a multitude of backgrounds, including either Public or General Liability matters; other areas of Insurance such as CTP, Workers Comp or Indemnity); Commercial Litigation lawyers looking to make a career transition to this area of practice; as well as Plaintiff Lawyers looking to make the switch.

In essence, regardless of your litigious background, we encourage you to explore this phenomenal opportunity to become a valued staff member of this Employer of Choice - a firm that has received industry accolades over many years for their workplace culture and technical competence. 

APPLY NOW

Interested?
This is a rare and exciting opportunity, so don't hold back - it won't last!
  
Take control of your career 
and click "Apply" NOW or send your details in confidence to Bianca Davies - bianca@lawstaff.com.au or Craig Ashton Sward - craig@lawstaff.com.au for a confidential chat quoting DI010224.
  
Need to talk to us out of hours? 
No problem, drop us an email and we can call you either after work, in your lunch break or even on the weekend.
  
Not what you are looking for? 
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.

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