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Solicitor - Class Actions (Brisbane CBD)

Job No: MMSHINE150
Location: Brisbane CBD

Our Firm

Come and right wrong with us. At Shine Lawyers, we are a non-traditional law firm committed to understanding the needs of our clients, pro-actively working to stand up for the little guy. We’re a national team of 700+ dedicated, professional people who enjoy coming in each day to help make a difference.

The Team

We are proud to have a strong Class Actions team based in our Brisbane head office that is working on some of the nation's largest Class Actions. Our team of experienced Principals, Solicitors, Law Clerks, Paralegals and Administration Assistants are currently working hard for our clients on the Johnson and Johnson Prolapse Mesh, Wickham Securities Debenture Trust, and Oakey land contamination matters to name three. Shine's reputation as leaders in the Class Actions space has seen an organic increase in the number and size of the Class Actions being handled by this high-performing team and consequently strong growth in the size of the department itself. 

Due to success and growth in our department, we offer career-defining opportunities for Senior Solicitors with backgrounds in commercial litigation and the drive to immerse themselves in a thriving Class Actions practice.

The Role

  • Participate in some of the biggest cases in the country
  • Analyse detailed scientific and financial evidence, work with experts globally and develop complex liability arguments 
  • Draft legal documents and correspondence in a concise and effective manner
  • Manage a specific area of a file
  • Demonstrate initiative and autonomy 
  • Be commercially responsible and fiscally aware in relation to running files
  • Develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with clients, including effective and regular communication and expectation management
  • Take an active role in working with and mentoring team members
  • Work with other class action specialists on cases nationally
  • With Shine's PR team participate in business development activities to generate awareness and build clientele
  • Brisbane CBD-based

The Skills

  • 7 years + PAE minimum
  • Ability to work cohesively and effectively in a large team with experienced and exceptional Principals and senior Lawyers
  • Demonstrated experience with multi-party large scale and complex litigation
  • Ability to work with and manage large volumes of complex documents and reports
  • Confidence to deal with leading subject matter experts, colleagues and senior counsel in preparing expert evidence
  • Financial services litigation experience ideal but not essential

What We Offer

An ASX listed company with great aspirations; growing emerging practice areas and new geographic regions. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about righting wrong and putting the client at the heart of all they do. We offer:

  • Opportunity to reach your potential
  • Competitive remuneration and incentive program
  • A progressive and supportive working environment

We look forward to receiving your application

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