About the job

Job Description

Job Title: Lawyer

Job Type: Full time, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

Location: This position is open for blended working environment – with working from home supported along with some attendance at the offices in Perth CBD as required.

Salary: $DOE

About the Company

Accident Claims Lawyers is a law firm with a mission to help Western Australians get better financial support following and accident that was not their fault. We have brought together a team of legal professionals committed to work closely with clients to get compensation they deserve.

Main responsibility of the role

The Lawyer will work with the Legal Principal to supervise the running of a caseload of files in a commercial and profitable manner delivering the highest level of customer care.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervising a caseload of personal injury files to ensure progression to ensure compensation deserved to the injured client.
  • Providing the highest level of client care, obtaining further information or evidence from the client and discussing the progress of their case.
  • Review of medical reports, collation of special damages, quantifying heads of loss, liability, prospects of success and making offers of settlement.
  • Review the brief and bundle, arranging a meeting with the barrister when applicable and client to discuss quantum and issuing relevant letter of advice to the client
  • Supervision and attendance at hearings such as pre trial conference, conciliation, arbitration and informal settlement conferences, where necessary meeting with barrister and client before hearings.
  • Supervision of preparation for trial and attendance at trial.

Skills & expertise required

  • Excellent working knowledge of Personal injury law.
  • Excellent litigation skills and tactical ability with experience in performing their own advocacy.
  • Experience in working within a case management system.
  • Ideally have previous experience of outsourcing support work to another provider.

Benefits

Saving time on a daily commute, and money, this role will be working remotely from home, with occasional travel to our Perth CBD offices as and when required only. Working hours will be Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.

We are offering a competitive salary for this role, plus substantial benefits as part of your package including.

  • Full support to set up working from home, including providing necessary equipment and furniture.
  • Gym allowance to pay for membership at a gym of your choice.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programmes for professional assistance with physical, mental and financial health. !
  • Annual leave at 20 days per annum, rising to 25 days per annum per annum after 1 years service.
  • Superannuation scheme.
  • Social events, team events and team building throughout the year.
  • Training support offered.