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Senior Solicitor - Aviation Law, Maritime & Travel Law Specialist

Job No: LGSHINE85
Location: Sydney CBD, or Melbourne CBD or Brisbane CBD

The Firm

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. Come right the wrong with us!

We’re a national team of 700+ dedicated, professional staff who enjoy coming in each day to help make a difference. Here is the link to some of our Personal Injury success stories.

https://www.shine.com.au/media-centre/client-stories/

The Team

Due to growth and continual success within the business; our Travel Law Practice is searching for a Solicitor to join them on a full time permanent basis.

The Role

  • Competently manage and progress highly complex damages-based litigation within the aviation, maritime and travel law industries covering interstate, federal and international jurisdictions
  • Handling all stages of all claims within the department, including initial client interviews and answering any clients queries in relation to claims
  • Appearances at directions hearings, case management conferences, mediations and trials and drawing court documents and general correspondence
  • Providing clients with legal advice and representation to obtain maximum compensation
  • Liaising with relevant parties to obtain relevant information and documentation for claims
  • Be commercially responsible and fiscally aware, in relation to running files
  • Work in a close-knit specialist team with a national reach
  • Take an active role working with and mentoring team members
  • Location flexible - Melbourne CBD, or Sydney CBD or Brisbane CBD
  • Full time permanent role - Full time hours 

Required Skills

  • Passion for the aviation industry 
  • Minimum 1+ years PAE and experience in a similar role is ideal
  • Strong technical knowledge of Insurance, Maritime, Travel Law, Aviation or Aerospace is preferred
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Maturity and confidence to deal with clients, senior and junior counsel and expert witnesse
  • A desire to be part of a strong, cohesive team that works together to get great results
  • Strong attention to detail and superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience drafting legal documentation

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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