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Insurance Senior Associate / Special Counsel (Professional Indemnity)

Advertiser: Barry.Nilsson.3.9 out of 53.9 overall rating (10 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
30 Oct 2019
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Legal, Insurance & Superannuation Law

The Firm

Established for more than 55 years, Barry.Nilsson. is a national law firm currently comprising over 300 staff and having a formidable reputation within its 3 areas of expertise: insurance & health, real estate & commercial and family law.  

Our Insurance & Health team is headed up by 22 well respected principals across 6 states. The department is recognised throughout the insurance claims industry for producing high quality advice and delivering exceptional service. The team handles claims across all major classes of insurance and acts for the biggest names in the insurance industry both locally and overseas.  

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Sydney office for an experienced Senior Associate or Special Counsel to join the Insurance team.

The successful candidate can expect to be involved in a range of matters focussing on professional indemnity, D&O, management liability, financial lines, construction, complex indemnity disputes and high value litigated claims. The role will involve coverage advice and defence work for a diverse range of domestic and London market clients.

You will work as part of a highly effective and collegiate team and have assistance from a team of talented lawyers.  You will also enjoy the benefit of strong resources, an "open door" policy and a competitive salary. 

About You

The role will suit a litigation and insurance specialist with extensive experience in professional indemnity claims, directors and officers liability, financial institutions claims and complex general liability litigation. Furthermore, you will possess strong communication and mentoring skills as well as a focus on client service. 

What We Offer

While continuing to grow, the firm has maintained a strong team environment where all staff are valued for their contribution. In recognition of this, all full-time employees enjoy every second Friday afternoon off.  We believe that this displays our progressive approach and is indicative of the culture we promote.

How to Apply

If you would like to investigate this opportunity with the firm, please forward your confidential application to the People & Culture Adviser, Simone Matthys at simone.matthys@bnlaw.com.au.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you hold a current Australian legal practising certificate?

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