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General Insurance Senior Associate - 5 - 8 PAE

National firm is bolstering its general insurance practice in Sydney by seeking to hire a highly motivated 5-8 year General Insurance Senior Associate with expertise in general liability, public liability & property damages to join their Sydney team.

Acting for a unique client base of corporate insurers, sporting bodies/associations & leisure centres to name a few, you will have the opportunity to become involved in a broad mix of general liability & indemnity including:
  • Defence of general liability matters including complex personal & catastrophic injury, public/product liability & property damage from inception to settlement/trial across a range of industry sectors with a focus on sports, particularly the equestrian sector.
  • Ad hoc medical negligence & indemnity matters as & when required.
  • Advisory work – including policy response & complex coverage advice.
  • The defence of complex & high-value claims involving instructing experts and external Counsel.
  • Arbitration, settlement conferences & mediations.
The candidate will possess the following skills:
  • A minimum of 5-8 years PAE gained within a top-tier, mid-tier or specialist defendant insurance law firm;
  • Prior experience or interest in the sports, & recreation sector.
  • Ability to autonomously manage & run a busy caseload of complex/high-value general liability files;
  • Strategic-thinker with an outcomes focused approach.
  • A keen interest in marketing & business development as well as the ability to build strong client relationships.
  • An excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication style; and
  • The ability & desire to manage and supervise junior lawyers/graduates/paralegals within the group.
In return you will have an opportunity to work with a:
 
  • Unique specialist base under a well-respected Partner in her field of expertise;
  • Strong career progression prospects within a niche team.
  • Warm, friendly & open-door culture with flexible working practices.
 To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 0291952981/0421 171 391.