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Senior Solicitor - Parramatta

Job No: ZGSHINE50
Location: Parramatta, NSW

The team 

Come and right wrong with us. 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 Lawyers is a law firm willing to tackle multi-nationals or explore home grown issues in the fight for justice.

The role

This Senior Solicitor role is available in our Parramatta office on a full-time permanent basis. This role is an excellent career pathway towards our professional appointment and leadership program, and is suitable for an experienced Solicitor who is passionate about litigated personal injuries.  

The responsibilities

  • Manage both litigated and non-litigated work across a variety of complex public liability and work injury matters
  • 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 juniors solicitor, law clerks, paralegal and admin staff

 The skills

  • Minimum 3 years' post-admission experience 
  • Demonstrated experience across complex, high-quantum work in personal injuries
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage large volumes of files 
  • Enjoy working on legally challenging and factually complex matters
  • High standard of legal drafting skills
  • Maturity and confidence to communicate with clients with mental health issues
  • A desire to be part of a strong and cohesive team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with experts in multiple fields

What we offer

An ASX-listed company with great aspirations. We are future focussed, with an aim to grow the business within our existing and new practice areas and geographic regions. We seek like-minded people, who are passionate about righting wrong and putting the client first. 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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