(E-319) - Law Clerk

(E-319) - Law Clerk

21 Sep
Maurice Blackburn

21 Sep

Maurice Blackburn


About the Role

Our Super and Insurance team continue to provide access to justice even through these challenging times. Now more than ever, we exist to help our clients make claims on their super funds' insurance policies or take on the insurers to right the wrong.

We are currently looking for a Law Clerk to join our team in Brisbane on a full time permanent basis. Reporting to the Claims Team Leader and supported by a Lawyer and Legal Assistant, the key objective of these role will be to manage a high volume portfolio of Superannuation & Insurance claims.

Key Responsibilities

- Manage disability and death claims under the guidance of a specialist Super & Insurance Lawyer;

- Meet with a diverse range of prospective clients from the beginning to the end of their claim;

- Respond to client queries and manage expectations;

- Draft correspondence using precedents under the supervision of a Lawyer;

- Co-ordinate claims documentation and liaise with funds to obtain information relevant to the claim; and

- Support the development of a Legal Assistant within the direct team and broadly across the department. This includes delegation and supervision with a focus on continuous improvement.

Key Selection Criteria

- Experience in a high volume claims assessment role within a superannuation fund or insurance company is essential;

- Demonstrated experience in working with an administrative support team with strong delegation capability;

- Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task with competing demands;

- Strong communication skills in liaising both internally and externally – including written, oral and interpersonal;

- Alignment with the values and objectives of Maurice Blackburn;

- Ability to work in a team environment and adhere to the culture of Maurice Blackburn;

- Enthusiasm and the ability to learn & grow in this area of law.

A law firm like no other.

Work with people who are truly passionate about the work we do and the impact we have on the community. From the kind of people who work here, to the kind of cases we take on, these values have run deeply throughout our organisation for almost a century.

A diverse and inclusive workplace is something we are absolutely committed to. We actively work to create a strong and inclusive culture enriched by differences in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age and family arrangements. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We also offer great employee benefits, some of which include:

- Ongoing coaching and career development opportunities

- Fully paid gym membership

- Flexible work arrangements

- Salary Continuance & Life Insurance

- 17.5% Annual Leave Loading

- Wellbeing Programs for you and your family

- Generous leave entitlements

- Health and Wellbeing Leave

- 18 weeks paid parental leave / 4 weeks paid secondary carers leave

If you can help us see the world from a different perspective enabling us to solve problems, face challenges and service our clients more effectively, we strongly encourage you to apply for this position!

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