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Medical Negligence - Senior Associate

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Job Number: 968907
Work type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Lawyer, Melbourne

About us

MinterEllison people aspire to be our clients' best partner. Collaboration, innovation and opportunity are the foundation of our workplace environment. We welcome people who want exciting careers in high performing teams.

Our culture

At MinterEllison, our people are our brand.  Every day, every person in our firm plays a vital role in helping clients to close deals, find solutions, resolve disputes, grasp opportunities and create value.  We are a friendly and supportive firm that takes pride in our work, our individual and collective achievements, our clients' success, and our strong reputation in the marketplace.

Your role

A great opportunity currently exists for a talented medical negligence Senior Associate to join our esteemed Melbourne team. Working directly with leading medical malpractice partner, Lisa Ridd, you will join a specialist team advising clients on complex claims including medical malpractice, coronial inquests, large negligence actions and conciliations.

You will advise clients including public and private hospitals, medical practitioners, paramedics, radiology service providers and the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA).

You will be afforded autonomy and a high level of responsibility, while working in a supportive, flexible and close knit team.

More about you

We welcome applications from lawyers with:

  • at least 5 years' technical expertise in medical negligence claims;

  • experience providing advice to the VMIA;
  • a strong client focus and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry experts;

  • the ability to work in a highly collaborative and high performing environment;

  • the resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own; and

  • pride in your work and who you work for.

We welcome applicants seeking part time and flexible working arrangements.

Who we are

MinterEllison has been recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the past 10 years.

We embrace flexibility and empower all our people to learn, grow and become truly extraordinary. We provide our future leaders with best practice learning and development programs to accelerate and grow their careers. In addition, MinterEllison has a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing, including free gym membership.

Our diverse and talented team enjoys a culture of collaboration, innovation and inspiring others.  We are committed to your career development by leveraging the unique strengths you bring to the team and building your capabilities and business acumen to take you to the next level faster.

We care about ensuring that you balance your professional goals with your commitments and interests outside of work, and provide a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing.  Our internal support teams are second to none and will help you perform at your best each day.

How to apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV, cover letter and academic transcripts for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below.  If you would like further information, please contact Elisa Armiento on 03 8608 2342 or for a highly confidential discussion.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

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