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Abuse Lawyer

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$70k - $180k
Work type
Full Time
Contract type
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Your new company
Our client is a leading specialist personal injury law firm with offices across Australia.

Your new role
In response to increased demand, an opportunity has arisen for a Lawyer to join a supportive and friendly team, who strongly believe in handling our clients' claims with empathy, and a willingness to think creatively.

This is a permanent role based from the Newcastle office. You will report directly to the NSW Team Leader . You will work amongst a high performing team of Abuse Lawyers helping secure justice for vulnerable members of our community who have been wronged.

What you'll need to succeed
Although experience practicing in the area of Abuse is highly desirable it is not essential. Our client is keen to onboard an experience Personal Injury solicitor who’s values align to this area of law and are eager to assist vulnerable people in achieving justice.

  • Admitted as a Lawyer in Australia
  • Minimum 1 years' PQE practicing in Abuse Law or a transferable practice area i.e personal injury, public liability etc
  • 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 manage large volumes of documents
  • Ability to communicate effectively with experts in multiple fields
  • Demystifying the legal process to those unfamiliar with the legal system
  • Passionate, motivated and enthusiastic individual who wants to take their career to the next level

What you'll get in return
On offer is an opportunity to join a ASX listed law firm that is committed to resolving injustice and supporting people who may not have a voice able to be heard. You will be a part of a high performing team and that provides great mentorship.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information call Laura Keegan on 02 8062 6176 or email laura.keegan@hays.com.au. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job details
Date posted
20 May 2021
Category
Legal
Occupation
Commercial & Corporate Law
Base pay
$70k - $180k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Sector
Private Business
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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