Solicitor/Senior Solicitor

Job Description

Our Firm  

Come and right wrong with us. At Shine Lawyers, we challenge the “norms” of traditional law firms, and are committed to understanding the needs of our clients, pro-actively working to always stand up for the little guy. We’re a national team of dedicated professionals, whose willingness to think creatively positions us ahead of the pack.  

Core Personal Injury 

We are fortunate to work with people across a range of personal injury litigation matters. With over 40 branches across Australia, we continue to progress and grow our 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.

Our passionate, national team has delivered justice for our clients who have suffered a motor vehicle accident, an injury at work or an injury in a public place. Shine's reputation as a leader in the Core Personal Injury space in Australia has seen an organic increase in the number of these claims brought forward and, consequently, strong growth in the size of this department itself. 

The Role 

Due to growth, we are seeking a Solicitor or Senior Solicitor on a permanent full time basis to work across personal injury matters in Gladstone.  

The Responsibilities

Competently manage and progress a variety of personal injury files across workers compensation, public liability and CTP 
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

The Skills
Experience as a Solicitor in personal injuries
Enjoy working on legally challenging and factually complex matters 
Ability to deal with clients, senior and junior counsel and expert witnesses 
Ability to communicate effectively with experts in multiple fields 
Strong attention to detail 
Passionate and motivated to help everyday people 

What We Offer  

An ASX-listed organisation, committed to shining a light on injustice, and making the world a better place, one client at a time. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about giving a voice to those who would otherwise be unheard, and putting the client at the heart of all they do. We offer:
Opportunity to reach your potential via clear career pathways 
Competitive remuneration and benefits program 
A progressive and supportive working environment, not afraid to pioneer new ways
We look forward to receiving your application.