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Financial Lines / Insurance Litigation (4yrs+) - Sydney, Australia

Agnew O'Brien Global Legal Recruitment
Sydney (Region), New South Wales (AU)
Attractive Financial Package
Closing date
22 May 2024

Job Details

We are seeking an ambitious and highly motivated Associate or Senior Associate to join our clients Financial Lines Insurance team in Sydney. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with a highly rated partner, a pre-eminent insurance practitioner, and be part of a dynamic and collaborative team that advises on complex and high-profile matters.

About the Role:

  • Handle complex financial lines, professional indemnity, class actions, and director and officers (D&O) matters from both a defence and coverage perspective
  • Work closely with clients, including large insurers and Lloyd's syndicates, to understand their business needs and develop strong relationships
  • Enjoy autonomy and development opportunities to drive and make a significant contribution to matter outcomes
  • Foster and generate client relationships and engage in business development

Key Skills and Experience:

  • AUS/NZ qualified, with 4+ years' PQE (UK qualified lawyers will also be considered)
  • General insurance litigation, financial lines, professional indemnity, and director and officers (D&O) experience
  • Strong academic credentials, self-driven with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities effectively
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills, as well as the ability to work independently and coach, mentor, and develop more junior staff
  • Commercial awareness and confidence in building client relationships

Applications are sought from ambitious associates with relevant expertise that are keen to build a successful career within the expanding Australian practice of a major international practice. For further information, please submit your application, including your CV and cover letter, to


James O'Brien boasts over two decades of successful recruitment experience within the legal sector. Leveraging extensive networks spanning multiple jurisdictions, he provides candidates with personalised, consultative guidance to help them achieve their career aspirations. Prospective candidates are invited to initiate contact via email for a confidential discussion.


Agnew O’Brien Global Legal Recruitment is a boutique consultancy that represents high calibre lawyers in their job search across international jurisdictions spanning the Asia-Pacific, Offshore Caribbean / Channel Islands, Middle East and United Kingdom. Those we assist are offered a bespoke, consultative recruitment service of the highest professional standards, specifically tailored to address individual search requirements and objectives. Our approach is discreet yet pro-active, offering candidates practical support throughout each step of the recruitment process. 

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