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Senior Associate / Special Counsel | Defendant Historical Abuse

  • Flexible & hybrid working
  • Genuine work life balance
  • Collaborative & supportive team culture

Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers is a mid-tier law firm with offices in New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory.

We value and strive for diversity in our workplace and actively provide our staff with development opportunities, extensive mentoring and a supportive environment to improve and advance their careers. We presently work in a hybrid model to ensure work/life balance.

The opportunity:

We are seeking a highly capable, confident and motivated lawyer with 4 to 8 years’ PAE experience to join our highly regarded personal injury team based in our Sydney CBD office. The practice will primarily focus on defendant historical abuse work, although it may also handle some plaintiff matters in various jurisdictions. Ideally we are looking for candidates who are able to exercise autonomy and initiative and be accustomed to conducting a high volume of personal injury files, including historical abuse claims.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with clients
  • Managing high volume files
  • Attending court and settlements
  • Legal research

Successful candidates will have:

  • A current NSW Practicing Certificate
  • Prior experience in defendant historical abuse
  • A minimum of 4 years PAE in Personal Injury Law
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong client relationship and business development skills
  • A high attention to detail
  • The demonstrated ability to prioritise work and manage competing deadlines

This dynamic role will keep you busy, and you will enjoy being one step ahead. We have a friendly and supportive work environment and a fantastic team culture. We take pride in providing our staff and clients with traditional personal service.

If you’re interested in this role and what we have to offer, please proceed with your application via SEEK. If you have any questions, please contact KJ Grewal, Recruitment Advisor, on 02 8226 7903.

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