Careers

At Firths, we owe our success to a team of highly capable and talented individuals, and we treat our employees accordingly. 

If you would like to be part of a dynamic team, where you feel valued and your work is rewarded, then join us at Firths.

Please send CV’s/Resumes to employment@firths.com.au addressed to the Office Managers

Current Personal Injury Positions

Personal Injury Lawyer

Firths The Compensation Lawyers are a leading law firm specialising in Compensation claims. We strive to find people who are motivated and passionate about what they do, who love working in a team environment and have great interpersonal skills and initiative.

We have a new opportunity for someone who has a solid foundation in personal injury litigation with a background in Workers compensation, Work Injury Damages, CTP and Public Liability Claims.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • A passion for personal injury litigation and in representing the plaintiff with a minimum of at least 3 years' post admission experience;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation;
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills;
  • A commitment to providing excellent service to your clients;
  • Excellent organisational, attention to detail and time management skills;
  • Confident interpersonal skills when dealing with clients and other stakeholders;
  • Self motivated, self starter who thrives in a high volume work environment;
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Firths are committed to creating a successful, happy and healthy work environment. This is a great opportunity to consolidate your experience to date, be part of a highly successful, fast-paced team.

Competitive salary commensurate with qualification and experience.

Please send CV’s/Resumes to employment@firths.com.au addressed to the Office Managers

Senior Secretary

We are looking for a Career Senior Secretary to assist one of our very senior lawyers with his busy and varied personal injury practice. Tasks include the following:

  • Diary management, critical dates etc
  • Typing Statements of Claim
  • Replies to Request for particulars
  • Preparing consent orders and other court documents
  • Drafting general correspondence
  • Preparing matters for settlement
  • Briefing counsel
  • MAS and CARS applications
  • ARD’s and ILARS applications

The successful applicant will also be expected to work autonomously, transcribe digital tape work and generally assist with all areas of the practice, including liaising with and updating clients. We require an accurate touch typist with a minimum speed of 60 wpm, a fast mind and excellent grammar. Experience in Affinity would be an added advantage. The right person will find the position very rewarding in all ways. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send CV’s/Resumes to employment@firths.com.au addressed to the Office Managers

Paralegal/ Legal Assistant

We have an opportunity for a full-time junior paralegal/legal assistant to join our growing firm.

You will work in a role with considerable variety in many areas of personal injury including medical negligence, motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, workers compensation and also superannuation.

Your role will see you assisting the team and senior lawyers and undertaking tasks such as creating / drafting basic letters, liaising with clients, doctors, insurers and solicitors, filing, photocopying, sending emails and database and file management. You will join a busy, high performing and collaborative team.

Skills

  • Ability to work independently and to work in a team;
  • Excellent written and verbal confirmation skills;
  • Very organised and tidy approach to work;
  • Maintain physical and electronic files;
  • Ability to prioritise work;
  • Have a keen eye for detail;
  • Have a common-sense approach to work;
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills;
  • Willingness to continue to develop your legal knowledge; and
  • Ability to meet deadlines and assist other members of the team.

Firths are committed to creating a successful, happy and healthy work environment. This is a great opportunity to consolidate your experience to date, be part of a highly successful, fast-paced team.

Job Type: Full-time

Please send CV’s/Resumes to employment@firths.com.au addressed to the Office Managers

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