SENIOR ASSOCIATE – DEFENDANT INSURANCE

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced personal injury lawyer, up to Senior Associate level, to work with an industry leading insurance and risk practice. The role comes with genuine prospects for advancement.

5 years solid experience in a defendant practice is preferable, incorporating a sound knowledge of WA statutory workers’ compensation system including common law claims litigation.  Such experience would include running statutory and common law claims litigation and attendances as instructing lawyer (at least) at WorkCover.

If you have less experience but feel you have a lot to offer our firm please do not hesitate to apply.

Experience in CTP insurance claims and general liability claims work would also be advantageous.

In addition to the above we are looking for a candidate who will become an integral part of our team providing excellent advice and service to our clients.  The success of our practice depends on an understanding of our clients’ needs and purpose and our ability to be an active partner in that enterprise.  This approach to the way we provide our services is one that we will encourage all members of our team to develop.

We can provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to:

  • undertake interesting work for a broad range of quality clients operating across many sectors, including manufacturing, retail, construction, mining, engineering, health and aged care, sport and hospitality, public and private companies and state and local government;
  • work within a strong insurance team led by partners who are highly experienced and recognised in their field;
  • be part of a firm recognised as a leading flexible workplace who provides real work-life balance. Other benefits include a paid parental leave scheme, employee assistance program and corporate discounts;
  • work with a firm who places a strong emphasis on learning and development and who can further develop the legal and managerial skills you require to take the next step to becoming a successful senior lawyer.

If you seek further information, or if you wish to apply for the role please contact insurance section head Ash or our HR manager Kevin Chalklin on (08) 9321 3755 or at kchalklin@kottgunn.com.au

All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence.