Junior Solicitor

  • Gajic Lawyers
  • Parramatta NSW, Australia
  • 13 Nov, 2023
Full time Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Law

Job Description

About the business

Over 30 years experience in compensation law matters. Located in NSW and with a presence in QLD, WA and ACT, we are dedicated to delivering a professional and quick service to all clients. 

Supported by great workflow technology, extensive precedents base and a close team culture.


About the role

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Instigate and have the conduct of legal proceedings;
  • Will work together with the Team leader to achieve KPI.
  • No carriage of matters.
  • Provide comprehensive legal advice on a wide range of legal matters;
  • Preparation and management of matters associated with personal injury. This will include, but is not limited to: draft legal documents and correspondence, file management, contact with clients, court hearings, conferences and teleconferences & views; 
  • Brief Counsel as appropriate;
  • Taking initial client inquiries
  • Settlement monies
  • Booking medical appointments
  • Arranging counsel conferences
  • Barrister calls
  • Conference with solicitor
  • Informal settlement conferences.
  • Assist with preparation for district court hearings
  • Undertake other administrative work as required
  • Liaison with other staff / principal;
  • Business development support: new client generation and follow up;
  • Interpreting services (dependent on capabilities).
  • Complete and submit daily timesheets in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Maintenance of key dates / milestones relating to matters;
  • Reporting on matters as required;
  • Other duties may include diary management, reviewing and developing internal processes, contribute to precedent development, maintaining accurate and up-to-date legal files, managing meetings, handling confidential information, training support staff and other administration duties as required
  • Full time, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm with 1 hour lunch break.
  • Immediate start.
  • Located in Parramatta.


  • Recently admitted as a NSW Solicitor.
  • Experienced in Plaintiff Workers Compensation matters.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Advanced communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal/people skills.
  • High level of organisational skills.
  • High level of customer focus.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Able to cope with demanding and varied activities with a proven ability to work effectively under tight deadlines to meet urgent demands.
  • Flexibility to perform tasks within a broad spectrum of activities.
  • Comfortable dealing with people at all levels.
  • Work as an integral team member encouraging cooperation within the team.
  • Work persistently to meet and exceed requirements of the job.
  • Ability to interpret and apply company’s policies.

Benefits and perks

  • Health Days
  • Staff discounts through online HR platform.
  • Employee recognition events.
  • Firm functions and social events.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Access to seminars and conference material.
  • Firm pays for CLE seminars and conferences.
  • Law Society and Practicing Certificates paid by the firm.  
  • Gym membership discounts.
  • Opportunity to work from home after probation.

Firm or Organisation Name

Gajic Lawyers

Contact Name

Damon Chu

Email Address


Job Level



Legal services




New South Wales