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Senior Lawyer

Job no: 492703
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Brisbane CBD
Categories: Legal

About WorkCover

WorkCover Queensland has been providing workers’ compensation insurance in Queensland for more than 20 years to more than 160,000 businesses.

Supporting Queensland workers and businesses is at the heart of everything we do. The most important thing for us is keeping Queenslanders working and we understand everyone’s needs are different by delivering valued experiences and tailored solutions. Our people are connected to purpose and we’re creating an environment that inspires them to make a difference.


About the role

As a Senior Lawyer, you will contribute to the management of WorkCover’s legal panel and common law claims portfolio, including the maintenance of a legal audit and performance monitoring program, and support WorkCover’s legal risk framework by providing legal advice and support to internal stakeholders.

In this role you will be responsible for providing high quality advice and strategies to minimise our legal risk and achieve business outcomes. You will get the opportunity to work with internal stakeholders on strategic business projects, and partner with internal and external stakeholders. A key focus will involve working with the external lawyers managing our common law claims to continue to strengthen our performance and results for our business and customers.


About you

Admitted to practice as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, your 5+ years of post-admission experience is evident in your practical problem solving, verbal, written and presentation skills including the ability to present recommendations clearly and effectively.

With a proven ability to achieve successful outcomes, your understanding of legal issues in relation to corporate governance, commercial and procurement/contract issues, litigation and insurance is coupled with a strong financial/business acumen including the ability to interpret financial and statistical reports.

Comfortable managing complex and sensitive consultations, negotiations and partnership arrangements with a wide range of stakeholders, your willingness to contribute to the team and to work effectively and collaboratively with stakeholders will assist you in achieving group and organisational goals.


I want to apply!

Submit your resume and covering letter to the Legal Counsel with applications closing at 10am, Wednesday 16 June 2021. And for more information on the benefits of being a part of the WorkCover Queensland community take a look at our website.

Interested in this role at WorkCover?

Please submit your resume and covering letter.
We look forward to receiving your application.