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Legal Manager - Ballarat

Job No: MMSHINE270
Location: Ballarat - VIC

Our Firm 

Is an exciting and supportive place for those wanting to right wrong and grow their legal careers. We are a non-traditional law firm committed to understanding the needs of our clients, pro-actively working to stand up for the individual.  We are seeking more energetic and committed people to join our national team of 700+ who enjoy coming in each day to help make a difference.

The Team

We are fortunate to work with people across a range of personal injury litigation matters, and in both metropolitan and regional areas we are committed to being a key part of the local community.

The Opportunity

We are on the search for a strong and experienced person to join us in our Ballarat Branch to help tackle multi-nationals or explore home grown issues in the fight for justice. This exciting opportunity for a Legal Manager is a key leadership role for exceptional candidates willing to bring strong PI expertise and leadership capability to their next role.

Perhaps you are seeking a shift to a growing regional city with much to offer in terms of the range of employment sectors supporting the city's economic activity?

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and nurture strong relationships within the region and its community
  • Develop and nurture a cohesive and driven team
  • Attract and secure new clients and cases
  • Empower and guide the team to success
  • Participate in the overall performance of Shine through the performance of a newly established team
  • Play a key role in the success of Shine through your leadership role within the Victorian Branch Management Team
  • Provide expert advice and coaching to ensure work is completed to a high standard
  • Apply initiative, creativity and passion to guarantee effective time recording, timeliness and happy clients
  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial aptitude to market your own personal brand and that of the branch to assist as many clients as possible
  • Operational oversight, requiring business acumen to effectively monitor and manage budgets
  • Full-time, permanent

Required Skills

  • Qualified Solicitor
  • Significant previous experience in personal injury litigation / common law files
  • Demonstrated team leadership experience
  • Effective priority management of operational and strategic responsibilities
  • Strong, positive local community profile and/or the capacity to build high engagement in the region
  • Aptitude for building, developing and nurturing a strong team of solicitors, paralegals and support professionals
  • Proven business development capability
  • Client-focused approach in every aspect of the Branch

What We Offer 

An ASX listed company with great aspirations, growing into more emerging practice areas and new geographic regions. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about righting wrong and putting the client at the heart of all they do.

We offer:

  • Opportunity to reach your potential
  • Competitive remuneration and incentive program
  • A progressive and supportive working environment

Interested in this opportunity to build on your reputation with Shine Lawyers - a quality provider of legal services? Are you ready for your next step into a Leadership and Management role?

For further detail please feel free to contact Christine Collins, Talent Acquisition Partner in confidence in the Brisbane office on (07) 3006 6056.

We look forward to receiving your application.


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