Insurance (Property) – Associate / Senior Associate

01 February 2024

Sydney | Full Time

  • Broaden your experience and skills with one of the largest dedicated Insurance teams in Australia;
  • Benefit from close interaction with partners, strong peer support and structured career track mentoring;
  • Exposure to a broad cross section of litigious and non-litigious work; and
  • Flexible work arrangements including remote working.

About us

HWL Ebsworth is Australia’s largest and fastest growing legal partnership, with offices in every state and territory in Australia.
Our Sydney Insurance Practice Group comprises of 16 Partners and Staff across a number of speciality areas and is part of a National group of 260+ Partners and staff.

The Opportunity

We are looking for Associate or Senior Lawyer who are eager to advance their careers. Join our esteemed Sydney Insurance practice, where you will work closely with renowned Partners, Jason Stevens and Sylvia Quang. As a vital part of our close-knit team, you will be immersed in a diverse range of property insurance matters.

Scope of role

The successful candidate will be engaged in:

  • Direct client access;
  • Close collaboration with Partners in a strong team environment;
  • Supportive training and mentoring;
  • Advisory work on coverage analysis, liability and potential non-disclosure and misrepresentation issues; and
  • Assisting insurers with claims disputes, investigations and complaints.

Specific skills and experience for this role include:

  • Associate or Senior Associate level with 3-6 years PAE;
  • Experience with disputes, litigated and non-litigated and complaints to AFCA (but not essential);
  • Critical analysis skills in respect to expert reports, the Insurance Contracts Act, policy interpretation;
  • Ability to draft clear and concise communications and legal analysis in plain English;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to be able to deal with clients and stakeholders; and
  • Desire to develop your career and professional network in the Insurance industry.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion or to apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to Laura Harrison on or +61 2 9334 8363.

Applicants must have full working rights in Australia to apply.

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