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April

Legal Specialist

EML (Employers Mutual Limited) - Sydney, NSW

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Utilise your legal and workers compensation experience to manage legal project work
  • Play a pivotal role in a newly formed team
  • Join an organisation the celebrates success with great reward and recognition initiatives

EML is a leading Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Claims Management business. Our goal is to help people get their lives back through ongoing support during their return to work journey. We continue to experience ongoing growth and now have over 2,600 dedicated employees. We foster a learning culture that allows for us to continually invest in our employees ensuring a long-term career here at EML.

THE OPPORTUNITY

As the Legal Specialist you will manage litigation, support the claims teams with claims related legal advice, and undertake legal project work within Return to Work Support Services. You will have the choice to apply for our Sydney CBD, Parramatta, Chatswood or Newcastle office.

Working with the Performance & Quality team this role will be responsible for ensuring EML performance targets and organisational objectives are met while providing a high level of service delivery to our stakeholders.

Your Responsibilities
  • Providing technical advice on legislative, regulatory, legal, policy and guidelines requirements affecting workers’ compensation claims and employer premium to enable sound, evidence-based and legally accurate decision making.
  • Managing, and reviewing legal advice associated with common law damages claims and statutory workers’ compensation benefits.
  • Keeping up to date with case law and precedents affecting claims, premium and the scheme.
  • Providing practical technical advice about strategic management, both generally and in relation to specific claims.
  • Collecting and reporting on identified scheme trends and individual cases.
  • Providing assistance with advice and/or drafting of legal notices and correspondence.


About You
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role with strong workers compensation claims management experience including
  • Experience with workers compensation litigation
  • Excellent understanding of the Workers Compensation legislation and the associated regulations
  • Bachelor of Laws or other tertiary studies in personal injury/workers compensation, legal studies/jurisprudence and alternative dispute resolution considered favourably.


What We Offer

We stand together as equals. EML is an equal opportunity employer so by coming to work for us, you’ll be part of a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion. We’re committed to maintaining a workplace where everyone feels valued and where we show respect, integrity and honesty.

EML provides career opportunities and great employee benefits, including :
  • A vibrant, collaborative innovative team culture
  • Great work/life balance and flexibility with opportunity to WFH up to 3 days a week.
  • A corporate wellbeing program with discounted health insurance and gym membership
  • Access to discounts at over 350 retailers through our RewardsHub program
  • Comprehensive learning and development support
  • Companywide events to celebrate success
  • Quarterly Reward and Recognition Awards
  • 17.5% annual leave loading

At EML we are continuing to hire nationally during COVID-19. As a business, we are migrating back to a work from office environment with new joiners commencing within the office environment for their onboarding period of 4 weeks.

We value our people and are committed to supporting our employees by investing in their professional development and providing generous employee benefits. If this position is of interest to you, please apply now. For alternative formats to submit your application or for more information on the position, please contact Odette Yohana on 02 8098 6342 or at O.Yohana@eml.com.au

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