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Lawyer - Material Litigation

Job No: 658366

Sydney - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Brisbane - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Melbourne - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Various

Permanent Full Time

Banking, Insurance, Legal

Pay Band 5


Lawyer – Material Litigation

  • Work on a diverse portfolio of disputes, litigation and strategically important matters across the Suncorp Group including class actions
  • Performance measured on results not billable hours
  • Fantastic company culture and benefits package including flexible working
  • Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne – Permanent role

The Role

As a Lawyer in the Material Litigation team you will play a key role in managing the most challenging, diverse and interesting portfolio of litigated or disputed matters encountered by the Suncorp Group. You will assist the Suncorp Group achieve its strategic and financial objectives through the provision of high quality, outcome focused and effective legal support.

You will be part of an inclusive culture and a team which is collaborative and supportive of the success and development of the team and internal clients.

Suncorp is an organisation which prides itself on the way it treats both its employees and customers. In addition to an attractive remuneration package for the right candidate, there will be the ability to obtain performance bonuses. Flexible leave on top of annual leave and a genuine work-life balance is on offer.

Key Responsibilities

To be successful in this role you will be a highly skilled professional with a demonstrated history of achieving pragmatic outcomes in litigation and dispute resolution. Reporting to the Manager, Legal - Material Litigation, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing strategic and legal advice on the management of a diverse range of claims brought by or made against the Suncorp Group including claims arising out of the management of all classes of insurance claims, commercial disputes, class actions, regulatory enforcement action and escalated disputes relating to insurance or banking matters
  • Supporting fair outcomes for Suncorp’s customers and delivery of the Group’s customer strategy
  • Independently manage a portfolio of matters as well as manage external legal providers to ensure optimal administration and outcomes of litigated matters
  • Driving claims to favourable resolution

Specifically, you will demonstrate: 

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in Law – Mandatory
  • Current Practising Certificate (or eligibility) – Mandatory
  • Admission as a Solicitor or Barrister in any Australian Court – Mandatory

Experience

  • Minimum 4+ years relevant legal experience – Mandatory
  • Experience in Insurance and commercial litigation/dispute resolution – Mandatory
  • Experience in financial services industry, particularly Insurance – Mandatory
  • Experience providing legal advice for a listed company - Desired

Benefits

  • Competitive salary package
  • Annual performance bonus scheme
  • Discounts of up to 25% on our various Insurance, Banking & Superannuation products
  • Flexible working environment and arrangements; genuine focus on work-life balance
  • Numerous discounts with our corporate partners (retail & shopping / travel & holiday / health & wellbeing)
  • We offer support and various programs for our people: (Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health & Wellbeing, Study Support, Employee Referral Program, Facilities for nursing mothers, Company share options, Social club, Years of Service Recognition)

About Us

Suncorp is a leading financial services provider in Australia and New Zealand, enabling more than nine million customers to better protect and enhance their financial wellbeing. With a heritage dating back to 1902, we have grown to become a top-50 ASX-listed company with over 13,000 people. We offer banking, wealth management and insurance products and services through our well-recognised brands including Suncorp, AAMI, GIO, Apia, Shannons and Vero, as well as those from our partners

For additional information about the company and careers click on link below. http://www.suncorpgroupcareers.com.au/

 

 

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