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Solicitor - Asbestos & Dust Diseases

Job No: MMSHINE162
Location: Brisbane CBD

The Team

Our Shine Lawyers Asbestos & Dust Diseases Litigation Team is led by our National Special Counsel, Roger Singh, bringing over 25 years’ experience in dust disease litigation. Our Asbestos Litigation team has successfully represented victims and families of those suffering with asbestos diseases throughout Australia, including positive outcomes in the HCA, and brings demonstrated success in overseas jurisdictions, particularly representing Australian residents with claims of asbestos exposure sustained while living and working in the UK.

The Role

If your legal career has brought you rich experience with asbestos and dust diseases litigation and you are ready to fight on the behalf of those who have suffered first and second hand exposure to asbestos, we'd love to hear from you. Our team is led by a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist with whom you'll partner as your mentor and guide as you strengthen your network within the medical fraternity, promote Shine's expertise to the market, and develop our Asbestos & Dust Diseases practice. Brisbane-based, this opportunity has national reach and it presents a career-defining opportunity for the right person.

Our Asbestos & Dust Diseases Litigation Team seeks a motivated, entrepreneurial, and energetic solicitor to join them. You'll:

  • Competently manage and progress a variety of Asbestos & Dust Diseases matters
  • Demonstrate success in opportunity identification and acquisition
  • Advocate for clients and Shine Lawyers as a Dust Diseases Litigation specialist
  • Grow the Asbestos & Dust Diseases practice in Queensland utilising your existing networks and develop interstate networks
  • Draft legal documents in a concise and effective manner
  • Interpret legal advice to each client's particular case to suit their level of understanding
  • Be commercially responsible and fiscally aware, in relation to running files
  • Effectively assess claims including liability and quantum
  • Utilise your professional working relationships with clients, including effective and regular communication and managing the client's expectations
  • Take an active role in working with and mentoring team members

Required Skills

  • Minimum 7 years' PAE plus Asbestos/Dust Diseases litigation experience
  • Ability to manage large volumes of documents
  • Enjoy working on legally challenging and factually complex matters
  • Maturity and confidence to deal with clients, senior and junior counsel and expert witnesses
  • A desire to be part of a strong, cohesive team that works together to get great results
  • Ability to communicate effectively with experts, particularly medical professionals, in multiple fields
  • Strong attention to detail and superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate individual who wants to take this business to the next level

What We Offer

An ASX listed company with great aspirations, growing into more 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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