Lawyer / Associate (Workers’ Compensation)

  • Company:
    Slater and Gordon
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Legal

Lawyer / Associate (Workers’ Compensation)

What are we looking for?

Our Lismore Office is now seeking a qualified Lawyer / Associate to work across Workers’ Compensation (WC) and some Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation (MVA) files.

The successful person in this position will work closely with a well established team across a range of matters and will take carriage of a file load. This is a true opportunity for a Lawyer to develop their skills. Critical to the role will be forging strong links with internal and external stakeholders.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Management of a file load
  • Provide clear, practical and concise legal and commercial advice
  • Providing a tailored approach to clients to understand the context of their matter
  • Identifying practical and innovative solutions for clients
  • Maintain and build new client relationships for the practice
  • Providing exceptional service to clients
  • What will you bring?

    Working within a supportive team, the successful candidate will be a committed and enthusiastic individual who possesses the following: 

  • Previous practising experience in personal injury law
  • Outstanding communication & interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional negotiation skills and an ability to communicate effectively and compassionately
  • Demonstrated skills in effective network and relationship management
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to listen to, and empathise with clients and their families
  • Ability to exercise judgement & resolve problems expeditiously & satisfactorily
  • Superior organisational skills. 
  • In addition to taking on a wide range of challenging legal matters, this role will also see you manage and strengthen existing community relationships along with initiating and building new networks.

    Why work for us?

    Slater and Gordon is a leading Australian Personal Injury law firm. Our people are passionate advocates for clients, providing a personal and caring service. For their part, our clients value an expert, tailored service from people they can depend on.

    We pride ourselves on offering accessible, world class legal services to people from all backgrounds and socio-economic circumstances. We work hard to simplify the legal process for them and provide support and guidance along the way.

    At Slater and Gordon you’re exposed to varied and interesting work and the constant opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of everyday people.

    Slater and Gordon employees enjoy a genuine opportunity for professional development in an environment that values and recognises high performance.

    If you are motivated, hardworking, and enjoy a fast-paced workplace, then consider a career with us. As a firm committed to promoting social justice, our staff value being part of an inclusive and diverse team. Candidates from all cultural backgrounds and social groups are encouraged to apply for this position.

    What next?

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly to Slater and Gordon. We prefer to deal with you personally and therefore are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.