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June

Junior Lawyer

HAYS - Melbourne, VIC

Legal
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JOB DESCRIPTION

ASAP start for a Junior Lawyer with a background in Insurance or Government


Your new company
Hays Legal have joined with a well-known government department who are looking to hire a Junior Lawyer who has either Insurance or Government experience to join the ever expanding team. This Working from home contract role is available immediately.

Your new role

As a junior lawyer your duties will include the following;

  • Provide paralegal support by, for example, liaising with Coroners Court and Victoria Police as required for all matters;
  • Review witness statements;
  • Collate evidentiary material for the external legal representatives;
  • Generate and maintain appropriate correspondence in matters, litigated matters and potential claims;
  • Support the Team Lead in the preparation of internal memoranda, reports and briefing notes for General Counsel and senior executives on the status of investigations and litigated matters;
  • Review and update the legal database of litigated matters;
  • Assist with the distribution of findings and other information and updates to internal stakeholders;

What you'll need to succeed
  • Legal experience of minimum 5+ years
  • Significant experience in insurance and litigation claims
  • Experience in government and/or health law preferred
  • Competent in using IT applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint

What you'll get in return
Joining a well-established team you will have a great work/life balance, competitive salary and the ability to WFH or the office of your choice. The option to work 4 days a week is also available for the right candidate.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to rachael.macdonald@hays.com.au, or call us now on 0488 334 092.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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