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Lawyer – Personal Injury / Abuse (Sydney)

  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Sydney CBD office location
  • Reputable firm – lawyers a lawyer would choose

About Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers

Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers is a mid-tier law firm with offices in Sydney, Parramatta, Campbelltown, Melbourne, Wollongong, and Newcastle. We specialise in providing legal services in property, commercial, litigation and dispute resolution, employment & industrial relations, and plaintiff personal injury law to a diverse range of clients including corporate, government, not-for-profit, SMEs, and individuals.

We are committed to fostering diversity within our practice and empowering our staff by offering encouragement, opportunities, and the necessary resources to continually challenge and advance their skills and career objectives.


  • A blend of working in the office & remotely
  • Annual flu injections
  • Annual Christmas gift
  • Employee Assistance program
  • IT equipment provided to our people to work remotely
  • Annual COD Health dollars towards your health & wellbeing
  • Social gatherings and sporting groups
  • Internal learning and development program
  • Wellbeing program, including corporate massages

About the Role

A great new opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive Lawyer to join our Personal Injury team based in our Sydney CBD office. Supporting a Partner and working alongside a collaborative and energetic team, this full-time role will involve a variety of work within plaintiff personal injury, but more specifically with historical abuse matters.

This role is suited to high achievers who enjoy the challenge of a high-volume workload and busy work environment and are looking to establish and build their career within a strong and reputable Firm.

Ideally, we are looking for candidates who are highly experienced in complex PI matters, but who also have the ability to handle and address sensitive material, given the nature of some matters.

Your success will be measured by:

  • Ability to think strategically and solve complex problems.
  • Be in direct liaison with clients and provide accurate and timely advice.
  • Preparation of court documents, evidence, orders and general correspondence.
  • Attending court, dispute resolution and settlements.
  • Legal and medical research.

What We’re Looking For:

  • A recently admitted Lawyer ( 2+ years) with experience in personal injury and/or litigation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong client relationship skills and the ability to handle matters with sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise work and manage competing deadlines.
  • The ability to maintain client confidentiality and handle matters with sensitivity.
  • A demonstrated understanding of personal injury/litigation matters and processes (preferred).

At Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers you will enjoy extensive client and diverse case exposure whilst benefiting from a vibrant, collaborative, inclusive and friendly workplace culture.

How to Apply:

If you’re excited about this opportunity and what we have to offer, please submit your application via SEEK. For any inquiries, please contact Nicole on 0401 646 458.

We require successful applicants to provide a satisfactory police clearance prior to commencing employment.

We actively encourage and welcome candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, candidates with a disability, members of the LGBTIQA+ community and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

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