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Solicitor - Class Actions (Commercial Litigation) - Sydney CBD

Job No: LGSHINE117
Location: Sydney CBD

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

The Team

We are proud to have a strong Class Actions presence in Queensland and New South Wales. We are working on some of the nation's largest Class ActionsShine's reputation as a leader in the Class Actions space has seen an organic increase in the number and size of the Class Actions being handled by this high-performing team and consequently strong growth in the size of the department itself. 

Due to continued success and growth, we are offering a career defining opportunity for a Solicitor to join our Class Actions team in Sydney, CBD. This growth presents a dual-focused opportunity for a mid-level solicitor to enjoy the eclectic industry mix of existing shareholder and financial services matters while investigating new class actions.

The Role

  • Be involved in some of the biggest cases in the country
  • Analyse evidence, work with experts and develop complex liability arguments 
  • Draft legal documents and correspondence in a concise and effective manner
  • Assist with group member management and quantification of class losses
  • Develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with stakeholders in class actions including clients and funders, effective and regular communication and managing the clients' expectations
  • Take an active role in working with and mentoring Law Clerks, Paralegals and Administrative professionals
  • Work with other class action specialists on cases Australia-wide
  • Engage with two highly experienced and exceptional Principals leading the NSW team
  • With Shine's PR team, participate in business development activities to generate awareness and build clientele
  • Sydney CBD location
  • Full-time

The Skills

  • 2-3 years PAE minimum
  • Basic knowledge of financial markets preferable but not essential
  • Breadth of commercial litigation experience
  • Class action background preferable but not essential
  • Ability to work cohesively and effectively as a team member 
  • Ability to work with and manage large volumes of complex documents and reports
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to with senior experts, colleagues, counsel and funders
  • Strong technology skills including MS Office, Microsoft Excel, electronic discovery databases and other document management systems
  • Strong attention to detail and research skills

What We Offer

An ASX listed company with great aspirations; growing emerging practice areas. 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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