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Job Title Graduate - Financial Institutions / D&O, Brisbane
Job Location Brisbane
Job Type Early Careers/Graduate

Clyde & Co's Brisbane office is currently recruiting for a non-rotating Graduate to join our Brisbane insurance practice. This is a permanent role working directly within partner, David Kerwin's busy, supportive and successful team.

David's practice includes advising impressive domestic and international clients on a broad range of complex matters involving property risks, financial lines, D&O liability, professional indemnity, and policy coverage disputes. He is extremely well regarded in the market, is a fantastic mentor and takes genuine interest in the development of his team.

About you

You will be a law graduate, or an already admitted junior Associate (up to 2 years of post-admission experience). Ideally, you will have:

  • Strong academic credentials, self-driven with excellent verbal and written communications 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.
  • A strong interest in the type of work conducted in David's team.
  • Commercial awareness and confidence in building a rapport with clients to gain a better understanding of their business' needs and with the assistance of the partner, actively developing client relationships.

About the Firm

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, specialising in the sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity, namely: insurance, transport, construction, energy, trade and commodities.

It is globally integrated, offering a comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious legal services and commercially-minded legal advice to businesses operating across the world.

Clyde & Co is committed to operating in a responsible way. This means progressing towards a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of its communities and clients, using its legal skills to support its communities through pro bono work, volunteering and charitable partnerships, and minimising the impact it has on the environment.

The firm has 480 partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and 5000 people overall in over 60 offices and associated offices worldwide.

For more information, please see www.clydeco.com.

How to apply

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic and progressive firm. If you are interested in this position, please submit your application (including cover letter, resume and academic transcript)

For a confidential discussion on this role feel free to contact our Early Careers Advisor, Simone Rodgers at simone.rodgers@clydeco.com or Greg Plummer at greg.plummer@clydeco.com

Please note that only candidates that have been selected for interview will be contacted.

We offer a rewarding work environment that supports professional growth and opportunities. We value diversity in our work place and it is the policy of the Firm to recruit, hire, promote, reassign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law.