Litigation Lawyer

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Contract
Reference: JO-1804-9886
Salary: Attractive Salary on Offer
Contact Name: Carolyn Ezzy
Contact Email: cezzy@launchrecruitment.com.au
A leading Government Agency is seeking an experienced  Litigation Specialist with Workers Compensation experience to be part of an innovative team. 

Assisting the Litigation Leader you will be responsible for:- 
  • Managing specified litigation matters.
  • Drive successful outcomes and avoid unnecessary disputes.
  • Use and update the relevant claims management and customer relationship systems.
  • Determine when to engage, instruct and manage legal provider services performance on specified litigation.
  • Engage with, consult and manage communications (including settlement options/litigation strategy)
  • Work with the Dispute Resolution teams and other internal stakeholders to achieve positive customer outcomes.
  • Research and prepare position papers 
  • Keep abreast and ahead of specified litigation or decision making trends to ensure that potential impacts are anticipated and managed.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:- 
  • Admission as a legal practitioner to the Supreme Court of NSW with a current practising certificate (desirable)
  • Expert knowledge in common law, work injury damages and/or dust disease claims 
  • Extensive experience in litigation on workers compensation related practice or government 
  • Comprehensive understanding of workers insurance legislation combined with a solid working understanding the operation of the NSW workers insurance scheme
  • Excellent relationship management, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • An open minded consultative approach
  • Ability to creatively solve problems
  • Ability to tailor communications and approach to the specific customer, regardless of whether they are an individual or representative of a company
  • Passionate about providing quality service and outcomes to our customers with a focus on empathy
This is an excellent opportunity to further advance your career with an employer of choice 
Interested applicants please forward your resume to: