Law Clerk/Solicitor - Mackay
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 650+ dedicated, professional staff 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 and in Mackay we are committed to being a key part of the local community. Our local team members hold strong relationships with the region and its clients. This means that Shine is a law firm willing to tackle multi-nationals or explore home grown issues in the fight for justice. Here is the link to some of our Personal Injury success stories. https://www.shine.com.au/media-centre/client-stories/
Due to our continued growth, we have an opportunity for a Law Clerk or Solicitor in our team in Mackay.
- Working across a public liability, workers' compensation and motor vehicle accident portfolio of existing matters, provide clients with legal advice and representation
- Interpret legal advice to each client’s particular case to suit their level of understanding
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with clients and external parties
- Effectively assess claims and negotiate with clients and external parties
- Draft legal correspondence and pre-court documentation
- Manage and run a mix file load from commencement to conclusion
- Assist the Department Manager with continuous improvement initiatives
- Previous experience as a Law Clerk or Solicitor in PI is essential
- Close to or recently qualified with experience within personal injuries
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to prioritise and problem solve with strong attention to detail
- Experience drafting legal documentation is ideal
- Strong relationship building skills and experience working in teams
- Demonstrated negotiation and advocacy 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.
- Opportunity to reach your potential
- Competitive remuneration and incentive program
- A progressive and supportive working environment
We look forward to receiving your application