Henley Reid

Great opportunity for lawyers interested in working in a global team advising and litigating on some of the most complex and interesting matters in the market.

Melbourne I Insurance I PERMANENT

Insurance Team

The team advises on Financial Lines and Professional Indemnity, Healthcare, Dispute Resolution and Commercial matters, Casualty and Liability, Employment Practices Liability and Data Privacy and Cyber.

Being part of the financial lines team, there is the opportunity to deal with all areas of financial lines and professional liability matters handling claims of all sizes and complexities and the role has become available due to an exciting time of growth. The successful candidate will have the support of a number of Associates in the team as well as highly experienced paralegals.

Position Description

In this role you will work on a mix of professional indemnity and financial lines matters (including large-scale construction matters, PI matters acting for real estate agents, solicitors, financial advisors and accountants and, depending on the experience of the candidate, defamation). The role will also include working on coverage instructions for a range of local insurers and London syndicates.

The role includes handling high value, complex coverage disputes as well as having carriage of defence instructions for financial institutions, a range of construction professionals, corporate service providers, and directors and officers (D&O).

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the appropriate level of post-qualification experience (3 – 6 years’ PQE) in a City, major regional or leading international firm) and have broad exposure across a range of high value and/or complex Insurance & Litigation matters. More specifically:

· Experience in relevant defendant insurance experience across professional indemnity, financial lines and coverage.

· Solid litigation experience in the Victorian Supreme and County Courts, Federal Court of Australia and VCAT highly desirable

· An interest in business development and growing a practice

· A desire to learn, grow, network, mentor others

Contact For further information, please contact Simon Scott, Director, at: simon.scott@henleyreid.com