New 2022 Defendant Insurance Roles

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: lawyer (incl associate & senior associate)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 100000 to 250000
Contact name: Bianca Calder

Contact email:
Job ref: DI080122
Published: 14 days ago
  • 4 of the Best Roles Available | 4+ PAE to Senior Associate level 
  • Virtual Interviews conducted through Skype, FaceTime, Zoom or Telephone
  • Real Work-life Balance | Career progression available
  • National Mid-Tier firms | Excellent Reputation and Culture 
  • Apply before Xmas to start next year
  • ORGANISATION: Join a large legal team in a big organisation, with their office located in Brisbane CBD. Aside from a competitive remuneration, you will be given the opportunity to work in a flexible organisation with fantastic employment conditions. This company is well-known for offering challenging and engaging work, ongoing training & development with the opportunity to learn from the best, a genuine work-life balance and a truly unique and positive working environment.
  • WORK: Defendant Personal Injury claims, public liability matters, Historical child sexual abuse claims and medical indemnity claims. This will include Matters before all State and Federal Courts and Tribunal and providing representation at and advice on dispute resolution procedures.  
  • CANDIDATE: To be successful you will have between 3 and 8 years post admission experience and coming out of a defendant insurance team (Plaintiff candidates may also be considered).
  • BENEFITS: This role really does tick all boxes - Highly competitive remuneration - including leave loading and additional superannuation; REAL work life balance - 38 hour work week! 5.5 hours per day – offering genuine work life balance and flexi time; Work from home options; and Corporate health and wellbeing program.
  • FIRM: Law Staff has been engaged by the Board of a resourceful and highly regarded national insurance firm to assist with the growth of their professional indemnity team.
  • WORK: It has an established multi-million dollar Brisbane fee base and has a requirement for a strong technician in Professional Indemnity. Insureds will include a range of professionals such as accountants, health professionals, certifiers, auditors, lawyers, engineers, financial planners and architects.
  • CANDIDATE: You must have at least 4 years post admission experience having worked on any insured line or on a range of professional indemnity matters.
  • BENEFITS:  You will have the opportunity to work with reputable partners and you will have a clear path for career progression.  This firm also has a great work-life balance and employee benefits including flexible working arrangements, staff mentors, social club and discounted legal services.    
  • FIRM: Our client is a leading and progressive firm with an industry reputation that is second-to-none. They are highly regarded by their peers and their clients, the latter of which is resulting in an ever-increasing flow of work. 
  • WORK: Due to its growth and increased work load, this firm has a new role available. Predominately Defendant Insurance in Workers Compensation for WorkCover itself as well as for leading Self-Insureds. 
  • CANDIDATE: You will have a minimum of 5 Years post-admission experience and be ready to step into a Senior Associate role or you will already be an experienced SA. An interest in workers compensation is a must, together with sound drafting skills for client advices, however this dynamic employer will also consider people coming from a PIPA background. Additionally, you will possess commercial acumen, strong attention to detail, and excellent communication skills. While not essential, experience in mentoring junior staff will be highly regarded.
  • BENEFITS: Our client is offering an ABOVE MARKET salary, PLUS considerable bonuses on your personal billings, PLUS bonuses based on the performance of your team, PLUS bonuses on the profitability of the firm. If you would like to be paid for what you are worth, then this is the role for you.

  • FIRM: National Australian firm with a great reputation for specialising in Defendant insurance has a new position in their Public and Product Liability team.
  • WORK:  A wide range of public and product liability work with a mix of files. Your matters will include high value matters in the District, Supreme and High Courts throughout Queensland and other States and Territories.
  • CANDIDATE: To be considered for this position you must have 4 years post admission experience in insurance litigation. You will also need strong technical abilities as well as a proven ability to mentor and manage junior lawyers.
  • BENEFITS: If progression is what you’re looking for then feel reassured that promotion at this firm is based on merit and not length of service. This firm has a great culture which is diverse, collegiate, innovative and open within their team. They also give back to the community and will offer a competitive remuneration package

Join any one of these busy and expanding CBD firms in their first-class insurance teams and leverage off their success and depth of panel work.

During Covid, Law Staff offers all Lawyers a 'virtual meeting' over Zoom, Teams, or FaceTime. Alternatively, we have 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 No: DI080122 and forward your Professional Profile to:
  • Bianca Calder - 
If this opportunity 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 opportunities across private practice and in-house. 
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