Senior Solicitor - Insurance/Construction Disputes

  • Location

    Sydney, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable; Commensurate with Experience

  • Contact:

    Laila Abou-Rahme

  • Contact email:

    lailaabourahme@taylorroot.com.au

  • Job ref:

    CBP Ins/Constr Lit_1564361722

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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If you are interested in developing professionally in a sophisticated practice, with a close-knit team and a prestigious law firm, this might be the right opportunity for you. The firm emphasizes professional growth with a focus on training, guiding and mentoring its attorneys, and investing in their career progression. Self-motivated, energetic and adaptable lawyers will thrive in the firm's dynamic culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide clients with salient legal advice
  • Manage litigation matters and ensure timely turnaround and that all deadlines are met
  • Stay abreast of, and analyse, relevant legal and legislative developments
  • Conduct research on complex legal issues, analyse and present legally accurate, and concise advice in a commercial and business-friendly manner
  • Manage a robust workload, including prioritising and working efficiently to deliver services effectively and timely
  • Develop an understanding of client operations and strategy
  • Manage prospective client relationships
  • Mentor and develop junior attorneys
  • Exhibit genuine interest in continual professional development
  • Display and maintain the highest legal and ethical standards

Skills & Experience

  • 4-8 years' PQE with a background in construction litigation
  • Ability to manage client expectations and run matters autonomously
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work effectively as part of a team and relate to people at all levels
  • Strong focus and a sense of urgency while working calmly under pressure
  • Practical and client-focused problem solving skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • A strong, plain language communication style

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