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Law Clerk/Solicitor - Mackay

Job No: MMSHINE65
Location: Mackay

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 650+ dedicated, professional staff who enjoy coming in each day to help make a difference.

The Team

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.

The Role

  • 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

Required Skills

  • 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.

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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