Law Clerks/ Graduate Lawyers

  • Turks
  • Brisbane QLD, Australia
  • Jul 13, 2022
Full time, Part time Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Job Description

Due to the exciting expansion of our market leading insurance team, Turks are looking for Law Clerks and Graduate Lawyers to join our General Insurance group in Brisbane.

With a current team of 20 staff in Brisbane and growing, the successful candidates will work in a close-knit team, with our partners, wider group and clients.  Your practice will be a mix of fraud claims, large property and indemnity advice, with a focus on motor vehicle property claims. 

By joining Turks, you will be rewarded with long-term career opportunities and development, in a friendly, approachable and supportive team-based environment.

Responsibilities
You will take responsibility and ownership over a range of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • working on a range of complex insurance litigation and insurance advice matters, across a broad, mixed practice;
  • develop skills in insurance law and litigation;
  • have regular involvement and contact with clients;
  • appear in various courts and tribunals including Magistrates, County and Supreme courts; and
  • supervise and train junior lawyers as required.

Requirements
To be considered for this role, you will:

  • be currently studying an academic qualification in law, or recently completed; and
  • excellent analytical, communication (verbal and written) skills, with superior attention to detail.

In addition, you will:

  • be an enthusiastic and personable lawyer who has a passion for client service;
  • have the ability to work effectively in a team-based environment, as well as autonomously; and
  • have a desire for personal development.

About us
Here at Turks, we focus on what we do best - delivering innovative and practical solutions to the legal and business hurdles which our clients face. Our client focussed approach ensures we always deliver on our promises, building relationships based on trust and collaboration.

As a specialist, commercial firm with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle with a reach throughout the rest of Australia, you can be confident you are getting the development, support and hands on experience to grow and sustain your successful legal career. With 33 partners and over 160 staff operating across all jurisdictions in Australia, we offer a comprehensive service to a range of clients, including government agencies, banks, insurance companies and private employers.

We pride ourselves on our passion for excellence, teamwork, integrity and leadership, which is embodied through our values that guide us in our day to day activities and product offerings. We are committed to diversity and a culture of inclusion, recognising our differences as a source of strength and imperative to our success. Our social and people-oriented environment aims to improve our peoples lives both in and outside of the workplace, which includes:

  • ongoing training and development;
  • virtual team and firm wide social events;
  • CSR activities, including volunteer days;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • competitive paid parental leave scheme and return to work benefits;
  • employee achievement awards;
  • discounted gym and health insurance memberships;
  • plus many more!

Our offices are certified as Covid-Safe, with the systems in place to empower our people to work remotely in a secure, safe and collaborative way. We support flexibility and recognise that this means different things for different people.

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact our recruitment team at employment@turkslegal.com.au

For more information, visit turkslegal.com.au

Firm or Organisation Name

Turks

Contact Name

Claudia Friess

Email Address

claudia.friess@turkslegal.com.au

Job Level

Any level

Country

Australia

State

Queensland