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Solicitor - Newcastle

Job No: MMSHINE85
Location: Newcastle

The Team 

Come and right wrong with us. At Shine Lawyers, we are a non-traditional law firm.

We’re a national team of 650+ 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. Here is the link to some of our Personal Injury success stories. https://www.shine.com.au/media-centre/client-stories/

We have opportunities for an outstanding contributor to join us as a Solicitor in our Newcastle branch.

The Role

  • Provide clients with legal advice and representation to obtain compensation for their personal injuries
  • Work across personal injury matters and estate litigation
  • Provide legal advice to each client's particular case to suit their level of understanding
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationship with clients
  • Effectively assess claims including liability and quantum
  • Draft legal documentations
  • Manage and run a mixed file load

 Required Skills

  • Minimum 2 years' PAE 
  • Depth of experience in personal injury and estate litigation
  • 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 in multiple fields
  • Demystifying the legal process to non-lawyers unfamiliar with the legal system and
  • 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 

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