Solicitor

Litigation & Regulatory

Job Reference

220000Y1

Function

Litigation & Regulatory

Category

Lawyers

Location

Brisbane, Australia

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

The DLA Piper team operates globally across more than 40 counties, but we're still locally connected. That's because trusting and collaborative relationships with our clients and each other are at the heart of our success. Giving you the platform to progress in a culture where you are empowered to make a meaningful impact. 

DLA Piper's Insurance practice is one of the largest and strongest, comprising over 400 lawyers serving the insurance industry globally. We have the combined knowledge to apply the regulatory, economic, political and cultural context to legal issues, developing case strategies that deliver exceptional outcomes. We are proud to handle technically challenging and complex matters with an unwavering dedication to developing solutions. 

We are currently looking for an experienced lawyer to join our Litigation and Regulatory team in Brisbane. 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

First class lawyers, experience and our unrivalled global coverage are the beginning of what DLA Piper will offer. Join our Litigation and Regulatory team where you will work directly with partners including Sophie Devitt who was recognised as "Lawyer of the Year" for Insurance Law and Legal Malpractice Litigation in the Brisbane market - Best Lawyers in Australia, 2021. You will be supporting the team with a range of matters including regulatory advice to those in the insurance industry, intermediaries and broker associates. You will also advise a variety of clients on issues such as policy interpretation and indemnity issues as well as supporting the broader litigation and regulatory team in Brisbane. 
Our clients are looking to their lawyers to provide more than legal skill; they are also seeking in-depth sector know-how and innovative solutions to the challenges they face. DLA Piper's lawyers deliver to our clients the focused, innovative sector advice they need, wherever in the world they need it. 

ABOUT YOU

We know talent is more than what's written on paper. It's the energy you bring, the way you work with your team. The ideas you share and the excitement you bring to each new engagement. 

If you're a qualified lawyer 1-4 years PQE with litigation and regulatory experience, we want to hear from you. Applicants with regulatory and / or professional indemnity experience will be highly regarded. Meet with our team to discuss this opportunity and be a part of a team that thrives on complex challenges and delivering exceptional results. We're trusted advisors, innovators and game changers and now, we're asking you.

You will receive first class on the job support and training from our Senior Solicitors and Partners in our Brisbane office and from the international team. You will also have access to our DLA Piper Career Academies, an award-winning international development forum designed to cultivate high performance and support your career goals.

If you're a high performing lawyer ready to take the next step in your career, we want to hear from you. 

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive - we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we are proactive, passionate team players, investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold - we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional - we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work. 

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE WORKING

We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.