Insurance Paralegal At Hall & Wilcox


About the role and team

We have an opportunity for a full-time Paralegal to join the Insurance WA section based in our Perth office.

This is a great opportunity for a career paralegal to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment.

Our growing Insurance WA practice has approximately 80 staff in total including 40 lawyers. The Insurance WA team is a defendant insurance legal team, working across both General Insurance and Statutory Insurance matters. Our Perth office has around 120+ employees in total, which also includes our Commercial teams as well as Corporate Services.

Key responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • liaising with internal and external stakeholders; courts, clients and other parties;
  • drafting court documents;
  • preparation of settlement documents;
  • preparing briefs; and
  • other ad hoc paralegal tasks.

Skills and experience

We would like to hear from candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • previous experience as an insurance paralegal;
  • ability to draft court documents;
  • ability to perform tasks with a high level of accuracy;
  • ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders;
  • strong organisational skills with the ability to work under time constraints and to deadline;
  • strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment;
  • proactive and self-motivated;
  • strong IT skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • experience working with a document management system (eg iManage 10); and
  • experience working with Aderant, legal billing software.

About us

Hall & Wilcox is a leading independent Australian law firm.  We are a firm of more than 1000 people, including over 130 partners, delivering outstanding legal services to corporate, public sector and private clients, both Australian-based and those offshore doing business in Australia. Our purpose is to enable our clients, our people and our communities to thrive.

Some of our recent awards and citations include:

  • Law Firm of the Year at the 2022 and 2023 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards;
  • Law Firm of the Year (101-500 Lawyers) and Diversity Initiative of the Year at the 2022 Australasian Law Awards;
  • Ranked third in the Lawyers Weekly Top 25 Attraction Firms for 2022 and 2023;
  • Employer of Choice Gender Equality citation from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for 2021, 2022 and 2023; and
  • Best Law and Related Services Firm ($100m-$200m revenue) and Best Professional Services Firm ($100m-$200m revenue) at the 2023 Client Choice Awards.

Our culture

We are known for having a great culture that is warm and welcoming, progressive, inclusive and supportive, and that is underpinned by our enduring values – known as Hallmarks.

We are also renowned for Smarter Law, which means we look beyond the status quo to think differently and find solutions that are better and faster.

At Hall & Wilcox, we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from candidates of all cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

For more information about Hall & Wilcox please visit our website.

How to apply

Please click apply to submit an application.

We are committed to being inclusive, and to supporting candidates with disability so that every candidate is offered a fair, equitable and supportive recruitment experience. If you require any support to complete your application, or if you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Hansen, Senior People & Culture Advisor at [email protected]

This vacancy is being managed directly by the Hall & Wilcox Talent Acquisition / People & Culture team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require any assistance.

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