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Currently Recruiting

Solicitor - Personal Injuries

MurphySchmidt is a boutique law firm located in the Brisbane CBD.  Our firm has a reputation for providing the highest possible standards of service, with a recognised commitment to integrity, professional responsibility, co-operation and care. 

At MurphySchmidt, we pride ourselves on our supportive and friendly team culture and value commitment to excellence.

In return, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and excel in a career that will bring you both personal and professional satisfaction.

The role

The full-time role will involve a portfolio of personal injuries litigation, including workers’ compensation, motor vehicle accidents, medical negligence, institutional abuse and public liability.

You will be responsible for maintaining a file load, and work under the supervision of and alongside the Partners of the firm. Independent judgement and initiative are required to plan, prioritise and organise a diverse workload.

While experience in personal injuries law is an advantage, we are genuinely interested in whether you want to gain experience in the area and whether you will be a good fit within our close-knit team.

The benefits

  • Strong and supportive team culture in a friendly work environment

  • Competitive salary package, reviewed at least annually, and ongoing training.

  • Beautiful offices located in a Heritage Listed Building in the CBD

  • The opportunity for geniune career progression

  • CPD and in-house training sessions to develop your skills and expertise. 

About you

You are a lawyer with a genuine long-term interest and skills in personal injuries litigation. You value the opportunity to work with experts in the area and are driven to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Post admission experience in the area of personal injuries litigation is preferred but not a requirement.

  • Strong knowledge of relevant state and commonwealth legislation and case law

  • Knowledge of and commitment to professional and ethical obligations

  • Outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Strong desire to learn and expand knowledge and skills

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Ability to work autonomously and also within a close-knit team

  • Willingness to be involved in our pro bono commitments

  • Commitment to service excellence that matches our own

  • Ability to take ownership in your work and pride in who you work for

  • A willingness to work in our Brisbane CBD office.

We are looking for someone who genuinely enjoys their work, is eager to progress, wants to make a contribution to the activities of the broader legal profession and is motivated to achieve the best outcomes for our clients.  If you share these objectives, we strongly encourage you to apply.

To apply, please forward your application and CV to Leah Ball - hr@murphyschmidt.com.au

Please supply your full academic record and contact details for all relevant referees with your application.

* Direct applications only. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.

* * To be eligible to apply for this role, you must be legally permitted to work full-time in Australia.