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Senior Solicitor - Epping

Job No: LGSHINE100
Location: Epping, Vic

The Team 

Come and right wrong with us. At Shine Lawyers, we are a non-traditional law firm.  We’re a national team of 700+ dedicated professional people who enjoy coming in each day to help make a difference. We are fortunate to work with people across a range of personal injury litigation matters. 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.

An opportunity for an experienced, dynamic Senior Solicitor to join our dedicated team, in our Epping branch, north of Melbourne.  This role is working in our brand new Epping office, with excellent facilities. Please note that although our preference is for full time, we are open to considering candidates who are seeking part time arrangements.

The Role

  • Provide clients with legal advice and representation to obtain compensation for their injuries
  • Competently manage and progress a variety of personal injury matters (mostly WorkCover)
  • 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
  • Develop and maintain strong 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 junior Authors, Law Clerks, Paralegals and Administrative

 Required Skills

  • Minimum 5 years' PAE in Personal Injury
  • Worker's Compensation expertise is essential
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage large volumes of files 
  • Enjoy working on legally challenging and factually complex matters
  • High standard of legal drafting skills
  • Maturity and confidence to communicate with client’s with mental health issues
  • A desire to be part of a strong and cohesive team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with experts in multiple fields

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 benefits program
  • A progressive and supportive working environment 

 We look forward to receiving your application 

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