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Paralegal - Bundaberg

Job No: LGSHINE86
Location: Bundaberg

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

Personal Injuries

We are fortunate to work with people across a range of personal injury litigation matters. With over 40 branches across Australia, we continue to progress and grow our 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.

The Team 

We’re a national team of 700+ 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.

An amazing opportunity has arisen to grow your Personal Injury legal career in Wide Bay-Burnett region's major centre of Bundaberg. You may be a Law student that has some Personal Injury experience working in a law firm, or a CBD-based legal support professional keen for a new start in a beachside environment.

Our team is seeking a driven and enthusiastic Paralegal (Personal Injury) to join us.

The Role 

Full time - 5 days per week or we would also consider applications from candidates seeking part-time working arrangements

  • Assist Solicitors with the day-to-day operations of files/client management
  • Working with mixed PI files
  • Manage complex databases of information
  • Prepare matters for hearing, court documents, legal documents and general correspondence
  • Assist clients with enquiries 
  • Prepare simple correspondence and documents as directed
  • Brief and liaise with counsel 
  • Correspond, brief and liaise with medical practitioners and other experts
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships both internally and external to the organisation
 Required Skills
  • Minimum 12 months' personal injury experience in a Paralegal/Law Clerk role preferred
  • Experience with PI files (MVA/PL and/or Workers' Compensation) is preferred
  • Client service oriented, strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail 
  • Good understanding of Pre-court and Court processes
  • Proactive, self-starter and displays initiative
  • Ability to show great commitment and see matters to conference collectively as a team
  • Comfortable to work under pressure when needed
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Experience using Elite would be advantageous
 
What We Offer

A national ASX-listed company with great aspirations, growth and 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 benefits program
  • A progressive and supportive working environment

 We look forward to receiving your application

 

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