Mills Oakley is a leading independent Australian law firm. With 100 partners and over 600 staff nationally, we are a Top 10 Australian firm by size. Our clients include ASX200 listed companies, mid-sized corporates, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. We have been recognised by respected industry bodies and commentators, including ALPMA and Australasian Lawyer, as one of the nation’s most innovative law firms, leading ground-breaking projects such as Australia’s first legal services Accelerator. Our energetic vision is complemented by our investment in quality people and a proven commitment to forging strong, durable client relationships.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lawyer to join our Sydney Insurance team on a full time basis acting for insurers in shipping, marine and aviation related litigation. In this role you will be working with leading Insurance Partner, Frazer Hunt across a range of transport and trade insurance matters The role will require the candidate to have experience with shipping, marine and aviation related litigation in the NSW Local Court system.
Responsibilities will include the following:
Reviewing files and preparing advices;
Communicating with clients both in writing and verbally;
Preparing court documents, including statements of evidence;
Drafting correspondence and communicating with other practitioners;
Appearing before the Local Court;
Diary management; and
Who We’re Looking For
The ideal candidate will have between 1 – 3 years post admission experience, a professional approach and excellent communication skills, with a client service focus. You will be proficient in excel, word and formatting. You will have the ability to prioritise tasks, display initiative, and have good attention to detail and a proven history of meeting deadlines.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career in a fun, fast paced team environment.