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Litigation Specialist

Job Title: Litigation Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney C B D
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary on Offer
Start Date: 2018-11-27
Reference: JO-1811-11136
Contact Name: Carolyn Ezzy
Contact Email: cezzy@launchrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: November 27, 2018 15:36

Job Description

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 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:

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