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Litigation Senior Associate

Global brand is seeking a highly motivated 5-8 year PAE commercial litigator or general insurance Senior Associate with expertise in defendant professional indemnity to join a growing Litigation practice of a global firm.
 
Working closely with one of Australia’s leading Partners in the commercial litigation & insurance space, you will largely be involved in acting for a large institutional client, as well as autonomously running mix of complex professional disciplinary & commercial litigation matters in the Supreme and Federal Court, and also in the Court of Appeal. You will also be involved in:
 
  • Running complex commercial litigation matters across the insurance, finance, property, energy and resources sector
  • A mix of advisory work on the defence side (including coverage) acting for a range of corporate clients including energy & resources companies, directors, accountants & property developers;
  • Advising corporate policy holders seeking to maximise recovery on strategy in relation to disputed insurance claims;
  • Provide advice and guidance on the legal implications of insurance policy wording etc;
  • Investigatory & regulatory work for a large institutional client on the indemnity side as well as appearance work;
  • Attending arbitrations. mediations & settlement negotiations.
The candidate will possess the following skills:
  • A minimum of 5-8 years PAE gained within a top-tier, mid-tier or specialist commercial litigation or defendant law firm;
  • Local expertise preferred but would be open to interstate candidates.
  • Strong academics.
  • Commercial approach with a keen interest in marketing, business development & client events.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills;
  • Ability to manage and run a busy caseload;
  • Ability to manage and supervise juniors within the team.
In return you will have an opportunity to work with a:
 
  • A high-profile client.
  • The opportunity to work with Chambers-rated leading practitioners in this space.
  • Strong career progression prospects
  • Warm, friendly & open-door culture.
 
 To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. For a confidential discussion, please contact Camilla Overall on 029 195 2981/0421 171 391.