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Law Clerk (fixed term) - Fairfield, NSW

Job No: MMSHINE173
Location: Fairfield - NSW

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 professionals who enjoy coming in each day to help make a difference.

Our offices across Australia continue to progress and grow their practices aiming for the best results for their clients.  A hands on approach at all levels means that Shine is a law firm willing to tackle multi-nationals or explore home grown issues in the fight for justice.

Our Opportunity

Due to increased volumes of activity in our Fairfield branch over the coming year, we are seeking a capable Law Clerk to join us for a fixed term of 12 months. Ideally, you’ll bring a depth of experience in paralegal, law clerk or legal assistant roles in workers’ compensation matters.

  • Competently manage and progress workers’ compensation matters
  • Draft legal documents in a concise and effective manner
  • Be commercially responsible and fiscally aware, in relation to running files
  • With expert supervision, running some of your own files
  • Effectively assess claims including liability and quantum
  • Develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with clients, including effective and regular communication and managing the client's expectations
  • Support solicitors and undertake tasks as directed
  • Full-time
  • Fixed term of 12 months

Required Skills

  • Prior legal assistant, paralegal or law clerk experience in PI is essential
  • Depth of experience in workers’ compensation
  • Ability to manage large volumes of documents to strict timelines
  • 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 peers, clients and all other stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and superb written and verbal communication skills

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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