Paralegal/Senior Paralegal

Shine Lawyers

Help right wrongs for everyday people. Stand up for the little guy. Dare to be different and stay ahead of the pack.

  • Friendly and dedicated team environment
  • Excellent opportunity for career development
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits program
Our firm

Come and right wrong with us. At Shine Lawyers, we challenge the “norms” of traditional law firms, and are committed to understanding the needs of our clients, pro-actively working to always stand up for the little guy. We’re a national team of dedicated professionals, whose willingness to think creatively positions us ahead of the pack.

The role

Shine Lawyers is seeking a driven and experienced Paralegal or Senior Paralegal in our Carindale office on a permanentfull-time basis. 

Please note that opportunities for remote onboarding exist during this time.

The responsibilities
  • Assist solicitors with the day-to-day operations of files/client management
  • Be the first point of contact for clients and answer clients’ enquiries
  • Work across a mixed file load in workers' compensation, public liability, motor vehicle accident matters 
  • Prepare matters for conference and hearing including preparation of court documents, legal documents and general correspondence
  • Draft briefs, documents such as claim forms and schedule of damages and liaise with Counsel 
  • Correspond, brief and liaise with medical practitioners and other experts
  • Coordinate medico-legal appointments, compulsory conferences and mediations
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships both internally and external to the organisation
  • Manage complex databases of information
  • Devise systems to support information retention and accessibility
  • Administration tasks as required
 The skills
  • Demonstrated experience as a legal secretary/paralegal across litigious areas of law
  • Experience in personal injuries across MVA, WorkCover and public liability matters will make your application competitive
  • Significant demonstrated experience of pre-court and court processes
  • Client service oriented, strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail 
  • Ability to work as part of a team and achieving targets
  • Proactive, self-starter and displays initiative
  • Comfortable to work under pressure when needed
  • Strong MS Office skills 
What we offer
 
An ASX-listed organisation, committed to shining a light on injustice, and making the world a better place, one client at a time. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about giving a voice to those who would otherwise be unheard, and putting the client at the heart of all they do. We offer:
  • Opportunity to reach your potential via clear career pathways
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits program
  • A progressive and supportive working environment, not afraid to pioneer new ways
We look forward to receiving your application.