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Solicitor - Sunshine

Job No: MKSHINE433
Location: Sunshine, VIC

Our Firm

Come and right wrong with us. At Shine Lawyers, we’re 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, professional people 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. Our 40 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 are currently seeking a talented Senior Solicitor to join our dedicated, friendly Sunshine team, on a permanent basis.  Please note that we are ideally seeking a candidate who is able to attend our Geelong office a minimum of once per week, and as such, a current drivers license and access to a vehicle is highly desirable.

The Role

  • Competently manage and progress a variety of personal injury matters with public liability, workers compensation and motor vehicle accidents
  • Draft legal documents in a concise and effective manner
  • Interpret legal advice to each client's particular case to suit their level of understanding
  • Be commercially responsible and fiscally aware, in relation to running files
  • Effectively assess claims including liability and quantum
  • Develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with clients, including effective and regular communication and managing the client's expectations
  • Take an active role in working with and mentoring junior staff

Required Skills

  • Approximately 5+ years post-admission experience
  • Prior exposure to personal injury (Worker's Comp and TAC)
  • 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
  • Strong attention to detail and superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate, motivated and enthusiastic individual who wants to take their career to the next level

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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