Insurance Senior Associate/special Counsel (public Liability), Perth

Last update 2024-05-19
Expires 2024-06-19
ID #2071028434
Insurance Senior Associate/special Counsel (public Liability), Perth
Australia, Western Australia, Perth,
Modified March 14, 2024


The Firm
Barry Nilsson is a national law firm with a 60 year history and over 400 staff. We have an award winning reputation for leadership in insurance & health and family law.

For the last 5 years, BN has been listed as an Employer of Choice in the Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice awards. Our people describe our culture as friendly, professional, flexible and down-to-earth and the top three things they value most about working at BN are the people they work with, the flexible working options and work/life balance. 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 30 well respected principals across six states. The department is recognised throughout the insurance claims industry for producing high quality advice and delivering exceptional service.

The Role
Due to growth, an opportunity has arisen for an Senior Associate or Special Counsel to join our Insurance (Public Liability) team in Melbourne. The role will take on a range of Personal Injury and Property Liability matters. It's an exciting time to join as the team are growing, experiencing an influx of work and new starters coming onboard.

The Successful Candidate
This role will suit a candidate with the following:
• Previous defendant insurance (Public Liability) experience;
• Ability to build strong client relationships with a focus on client service;
• Strong communication skills;
• Ability to manage own files and assist others with files under supervision; and ability to manage own file load autonomously
• An enthusiastic and pragmatic approach.

The Benefits
Barry Nilsson offers a broad range of benefits including:
• A truly flexible approach, including flexible hours and working from home;
• A firm laptop/tablet for all employees to support flexible working;
• 9.5 day fortnight – finish at lunchtime every second Friday whilst still receiving full pay;
• Annual performance bonus (subject to eligibility criteria);
• Our health and wellbeing program ‘BN Well’ which includes free EAP services, an annual health and wellbeing day and health and wellbeing allowance;
• Structured mentoring, as well as internal and external training and education; and
• Support to undertake pro bono legal work, secondments and industry appointments

How to Apply
If you would like to apply for this opportunity with the firm, click the 'Apply Now' button and submit your application via our online careers site. Please address your application to the People & Culture Adviser, Tessa Panagopoulos.

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 senior associate/special counsel (public liability)

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