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Lawyer – Personal Injury (Newcastle)

  • Paid annual practising certificate
  • Enjoy a blend of office and remote work, supporting a healthy work-life balance
  • Internal L&D programs, wellbeing initiatives & career advancement

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
  • Annual practising certificate paid for

About the Role

Position: Lawyer

Location: Newcastle

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

We’re seeking a recently admitted lawyer to join our dynamic Hunter Personal Injury law team in Newcastle. You’ll work on Plaintiff Personal Injury matters, including Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Public Liability claims. You’ll enjoy extensive client interaction and benefit from our collaborative workplace culture with flexible work arrangements.

Your success will be measured by:

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Direct client liaison and providing accurate, timely advice
  • Preparation of court documents, evidence, orders, and correspondence
  • Attending court, dispute resolution, and settlements
  • Conducting legal research

What We’re Looking For:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in Personal Injury/Litigation Law (essential)
  • Valid NSW Practising Certificate
  • Understanding of personal injury matters and processes
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality and handle matters with sensitivity
  • Strong negotiation, mediation and advocacy skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong client relationship and business development skills
  • Ability to prioritise work and manage competing deadlines

Who You Are: 

You are passionate about personal injury law, proactive, highly organised, well-presented, and dedicated to exceptional client service. If you thrive in a growing and dynamic firm, we want to hear from you.

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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