Insurance Associate/senior Associate (workers' Compensation & Public Liability), Brisbane

Last update 2024-05-24
Expires 2024-06-24
ID #2071028440
Insurance Associate/senior Associate (workers' Compensation & Public Liability), Brisbane
Australia, Queensland, Brisbane,
Modified March 14, 2024


Insurance Associate/Senior Associate (Workers' Compensation & Public Liability)

The Firm
Barry Nilsson is an award-winning national law firm with a 60 year history and more than 400 staff. We are known for our insurance & health and family law expertise, and for offering the highest standards of industry knowledge to provide our clients with service they can trust.
BN has been listed as an Employer of Choice in the Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice awards for the past five years. Our people describe our culture as friendly, professional, flexible and down-to-earth. In our most recent staff engagement survey 91% of respondents said that their manager is approachable, accessible and responsive and our people felt that their manager genuinely cares about their wellbeing.
The Team
Our Insurance & Health team is headed up by 33 industry leading principals across six states. Within the insurance space our award-winning team is known for producing high quality advice and delivering exceptional client service. The team handles claims across all major classes of insurance and acts for the biggest names in the insurance industry, both locally and overseas.
The Role
We are seeking experienced Workers’ Compensation Associates/Senior Associates to join our team in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. We have two roles available, with the source ofwork on offer being from either our Hobart or Perth teams and under the guidanceof the principals in those offices; Alison Hay in Hobart or Colby Treasure in Perth. The roles will involve defending a variety of claims across workers’compensation, motor accidents and general liability claims.
The Successful Candidate:
We would love to hear from you if you have the following skills, experience and attributes:
previous plaintiff or defendant insurance experience (preferably in workers’ compensation);
ability to manage own file load;
ability to build strong client relationships with a focus on client service;
ability and enthusiasm to mentor junior practitioners; and
collaborative and pragmatic approach.
The Benefits
We offer a broad range of benefits to our people including:
a firm laptop to support our agile working model;
flexible working arrangements including a 9.5 day fortnight, working from home, purchase of leave options and public holiday swap policy;
annual performance bonus scheme designed to recognise and reward strong performance;
well-developed and structured mentoring, as well as internal and external training to assist with career progression;
casual office environment with our dress for your day policy;
access to our Health & Wellbeing program, BNWell, which supports the overall wellbeing of our people including a yearly health & wellbeing allowance and health & wellbeing day;
shared care parental policy with equal leave for mums and dads; and
support to undertake pro bono legal work, secondments and industry appointments.
How to Apply
To make a confidential application, please click ‘Apply Now’ and address your application to Katie Guarrera, People & Culture Manager.
Barry Nilsson is committed to being an inclusive law firm that employs and retains the best and most diverse talent. We value diversity and foster a culture where our people are happy to come to work as their true selves feeling respected, valued and supported. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and from people of all backgrounds regardless of gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability or ethnicity.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Insurance associate/senior associate (workers' compensation & public liability)

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