Law Clerk (Workers Compensation)

at  Slater Gordon

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia - 00000

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Immediate27 Aug, 2022Not Specified29 May, 2022N/ACommunication Skills,Legal AdministrationNoNo
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Law Clerk (Workers Compensation)
What are we looking for?
A rare and exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Law Clerk to join our Workers’ Compensation space in the Newcastle NSW office. This role is permanent full time position.
In this role you will assist solicitors in managing files. You will ensure the efficient day to day operation of the files including preparation of matters for assessment and trial. You will be the first point of call for clients within the practice area. You will use your analytical skills, customer service and superior communication skills.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Under Supervision of the experienced practitioner, you will provide advice to clients on matters relevant to the client’s legal claim.
  • Interpret and apply relevant laws to matters within the practice group
  • Assist in achieving positive resolution of client matters.
  • Develop and manage positive relationship with clients, including expectation setting, providing regular communication regarding strategy, cost agreements and matter status
  • Interpret and apply relevant legal procedure relating to client legal claims, ensuring compliance with relevant rules and regulations
  • Work collaboratively with legal support team

What will you bring?
To be successful in this role our ideal candidate will have a proven ability to empathise with our clients whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism.

The following attributes and skills will ensure your ongoing success:

  • Experience in legal administration
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in n a team environment
  • Ability to exercise judgement and resolve problems
  • Previous experience as a Law Clerk preferred but not essential

Why work for us?
Slater and Gordon is a leading Australian Personal Injury law firm. Our people are passionate advocates for clients, providing a personal and caring service. For their part, our clients value an expert, tailored service from people they can depend on.
We pride ourselves on offering accessible, world class legal services to people from all backgrounds and socio-economic circumstances. We work hard to simplify the legal process for them and provide support and guidance along the way.
At Slater and Gordon you’re exposed to varied and interesting work and the constant opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of everyday people.
Slater and Gordon employees enjoy a genuine opportunity for professional development in an environment that values and recognises high performance.
If you are motivated, hardworking, and enjoy a fast-paced workplace, then consider a career with us. As a firm committed to promoting social justice, our staff value being part of an inclusive and diverse team. Candidates from all cultural backgrounds and social groups are encouraged to apply for this position.
What next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly to Slater and Gordon. We prefer to talk with you personally and are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Under Supervision of the experienced practitioner, you will provide advice to clients on matters relevant to the client’s legal claim.
  • Interpret and apply relevant laws to matters within the practice group
  • Assist in achieving positive resolution of client matters.
  • Develop and manage positive relationship with clients, including expectation setting, providing regular communication regarding strategy, cost agreements and matter status
  • Interpret and apply relevant legal procedure relating to client legal claims, ensuring compliance with relevant rules and regulations
  • Work collaboratively with legal support tea


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:N/AMax:5.0 year(s)

Legal Services

Legal

Administration

Graduate

Proficient

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Newcastle NSW, Australia