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Paralegal, Rockhampton

Maurice Blackburn - Rockhampton City, QLD

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Maurice Blackburn fights hard to obtain outcomes that make a genuine difference in people's lives. Our professional, hardworking employees come from a variety of backgrounds and recognise that a fair outcome for our clients is worth fighting for.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Paralegal to join our Rockhampton Personal Injuries team on a permanent full-time basis. This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with a Lawyer on a variety of legal tasks across all types of personal injuries claims. The successful candidate will have a passion for helping injured clients obtain compensation and be experienced in managing high volume tasks on files under the supervision of a Lawyer. They will need to be deadline driven with both high level communication and client relationship skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • File management;
  • Gathering and analysing data;
  • Identifying relevant issues in documentation;
  • Drafting correspondence & legal documentation;
  • Drafting Statement of Loss and Damages;
  • Drafting claims forms
  • Drafting Quantum Schedules;
  • Obtaining Witness statements;
  • Reviewing and analysing documents (medical records/reports, WorkCover files, liability documents etc.);
  • Liaising with clients (both internal and external); and
  • Ensuring work practices are consistent with MB's policies and procedures, including Law9000.
What we're looking for in you
  • Personal Injuries experience;
  • Paralegal experience will be highly regarded;
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills;
  • A strong understanding of court processes and systems;
  • Excellent communication skills in liaising with internal and external clients;
  • Ability to adapt to the work styles of different operators and to work across different practice areas;
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and demonstrate initiative.
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 over 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
How to Apply

Click the 'Apply' button and include your resume and cover letter.

Please note, applications will not be accepted via email and must be submitted via our online recruitment system.

Please note, the application process may close earlier than the listed date.

Advertised: 01 Apr 2021 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 05 Apr 2021 E. Australia Standard Time

Maurice Blackburn