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Senior Solicitor - Super & Disability

Location: Newcastle

The Team

We are proud to have strong national Disability and Superannuation Insurance team at Shine. Our Solicitors, Claims Managers, Paralegals, Client Interviewers and Investigations Officers work on a number of complex insurance claims and superannuation matters, guiding clients towards the best possible outcome under their insurance policy arrangements.  We continually challenge the insurers head on to ensure justice prevails.

Pairing your technical expertise with complex insurance claims and superannuation matters and a natural aptitude for leading others, you can take your career to the next level with Shine Lawyers.

Continued growth in the business has created a unique leadership opportunity with this high-performing team in the heart of the Hunter region. 

The Role 

  • Lead our Claims Management team working on quality Superannuation & Disability files
  • Coach and develop a strong team
  • Be commercially responsible and fiscally aware, in relation to running files
  • Develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with clients, including effective and regular communication and managing the client's expectations
  • Ensure all matters managed in line with Shine’s case management approach
  • Partner with leadership team to ensure the function is working efficiently and effectively, including staff performance
  • Partner with Branch Managers to drive Business Development

Required Skills

  • PAE - minimum 4 years
  • Superannuation & Disability Insurance Claims experience is essential
  • Appeals and litigation expertise
  • Thriving on legally challenging and factually complex matters
  • Maturity and confidence to deal with people issues, clients, senior and junior counsel and expert witnesses
  • Vast knowledge of Insurance Contracts Act and Superannuation Industry Act claims
  • A driven individual with strong leadership capability

What We Offer

An ASX listed company with great aspirations, growing into more emerging practice areas and new geographic regions. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about righting wrong and putting the client at the heart of all they do. We offer:

  • Opportunity to reach your potential
  • Competitive remuneration and incentive program
  • A progressive and supportive working environment

We look forward to receiving your application.

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