Personal Injury Law | Sensitive Claims



  • Goverrnment, insurance, commercial and not for profilt clients
  • Trauma-informed approach to sensitive claims
  • Supportive environment focused on development and professional excellence


Support clients navigate significant legal changes and defend claims in historical and recent abuse in an institutional and related setting


About Us

MinterEllison is Australia’s largest law firm and provides legal and consulting services.


Purpose is at our core. We create lasting impacts with our clients, our people and our communities. Our teams collaborate and deliver to our Purpose, and consistently work to embed our values into everyday actions. Clients rely on our expertise and insights. They value our responsive, creative and commercial approach. We are curious by nature, diverse in our disciplines and authentic in our relationships.


Diversity and inclusion is at the core of our Purpose and informs the way we work with each other, our clients and in the community. We know that when we bring together diversity of thinking, skills, experience, gender identity, backgrounds and orientations, we get better results.


The team

We have a wonderful opportunity to join our industry leading insurance practice, based in Sydney. You will work with partners and senior lawyers not just in Sydney but also in other States primarily on sensitive claims, supplemented with other general insurance claims and advisory work.

Our national team has a diverse and well-established client base, including insurers, government, churches and schools.   


What you need

We welcome applications from lawyers who:

  • have 4+ years' experience in personal injuries claims work (preferably with sensitive claims as a part of their practice);
  • are familiar with civil procedure; 
  • are able to thoroughly and sensitively interrogate evidence in relation to liability and quantum issues;
  • are personally well organised, with demonstrated experience in managing a portfolio of claims
  • have a strong client focus and demonstrated ability to form enduring relationships with peers, clients and industry experts;
  • work in a highly collaborative environment;
  • are resilient and committed to excellence that matches our own; and
  • take pride in their work and who they work for.


Why MinterEllison

MinterEllison is recognised annually as a Top Attraction Firm by Lawyers Weekly as voted by our peers.  We are a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia and we hold Gold employer status with the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).


We make diversity in all its forms central to collaboration. This is why we offer hybrid working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working. We offer up to 20 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer within the first 24 months following birth or adoption, and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership – all with no minimum tenure.


We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, genders (including if you identify as transgender or gender diverse), sexual orientations, as well as people living with a disability or who have family or carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles with MinterEllison.


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 at [email protected] for a highly confidential discussion.


Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the MinterEllison recruitment team. All agency candidates must be submitted through our on-line portal to be valid.


Sydney, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent