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Careers

    Why work with Zaparas Lawyers?

    Over the last 40 years, Zaparas Lawyers have experienced tremendous growth and are now recognised as one of the strongest Plaintiff law firms in Victoria. With the volume of work forever increasing, an exciting career opportunity may be available for you.

    At Zaparas, your colleagues would be a dedicated and diverse group of lawyers, trainees, law clerks and support staff. Many speak a second language.

    A career at Zaparas Lawyers is unique and offers training, responsibility and autonomy required for your professional development. Through continuous learning and development programs and by giving you the opportunity to work with some of the best lawyers and barristers in the industry, we will work with you to achieve your full potential.

    Common to us all is a commitment to social justice and achieving outstanding results for our clients. We are family oriented and promote a healthy work-life balance and regular social activities.

    The common values that unite our workforce are:

    • Trust our family to care for you
    • What's important to you, is important to us
    • Respect drives our success

    If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@zaparaslaw.com.au.

    Vacant Positions

    WorkCover Lawyer Werribee 2-5 years
    Full Time

    About Our Firm

    About Our Firm

    Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers has a proud tradition of service as a family business supporting clients in compensable injury.  Our strong Firm ethos is underscored by believing in a society where all individuals have appropriate redress when they suffer loss.  In support of this ethos we do everything in our power to make the legal process as open, uncomplicated and as non-frightening for our clients as possible. By providing the best advice we achieve just compensation for clients and earn a strong reputation in our field.

    The Position 

    As an experienced WorkCover lawyer, you will be working within a team and be mentored by a Senior Lawyer. You will work on your own client portfolio with a mix of challenging and complex matters and be responsible for carrying out a variety of legal tasks and providing exceptional client service both face to face, telephone, and video conferencing. This position is suitable for someone who has had hands-on experience in personal injury law and is ready to take their career to the next level. 

    The opportunity

    A great opportunity has arisen for two full-time WorkCover Lawyers to join our WorkCover team at our Werribee office. 

    The successful candidate will provide expert legal advice and services to our clients within specialist legal practice areas. The role involves legal research, precedent, gathering evidence, and preparing pleadings in court. The role has significant interaction with clients requiring positive client relationships, explaining the legal process as well as instructing other legal practitioners and administrative personnel as required. It includes taking instructions directly from clients, providing advice, and appearing and instructing in Court.

    The Successful Applicant

    • Perform file work, draft legal/court documents, prepare and compile briefs and court judgments.
    • Prepare matters for Conciliation, Medical Panel, and Court.
    • Appear and advocate for clients at directions hearings, conciliations, pre-issue conferences, VCAT conferences, and the like.
    • Attend client meetings, court, or barrister conferences.
    • Take instructions from clients, provide legal assistance/advice to clients via face-to-face or telephone including information on statutory benefits and serious injury applications.
    • Carry out a variety of legal tasks associated with the practice area/s and oversee delegated work of assigned Administrative Staff.


    Culture

    Zaparas is well known for our welcoming, collaborative and inclusive workplace culture founded on our firm values which are respect for others and self, honesty, integrity, and legal excellence. You will be working in a close-knit team with supportive and friendly supervisors. You will engage in meaningful work to bring positive change for our clients and exceed their expectations in delivering excellent legal service. 

    Benefits 

    • KPI Bonus scheme - earn up to 20% of your annual salary.
    • Flexible work arrangements - one day working from home per week.
    • Career progression and learning and development opportunities.
    • Extensive health and well-being program including mental health awareness and mindfulness training, Employee Assistance Program, yearly flu shots, and skin checks.
    • Additional annual leave during the end of year shut down period.
    WorkCover Lawyer Oakleigh 3-6 years
    Full Time

    About Our Firm

    About Our Firm

    Founded in 1981, Zaparas Lawyers has a proud tradition of service as a family business supporting clients in compensable injury.  Our strong Firm ethos is underscored by believing in a society where all individuals have appropriate redress when they suffer loss. In support of this ethos we do everything in our power to make the legal process as open, uncomplicated, and as non-frightening for our clients as possible. By providing the best advice we achieve just compensation for clients and earn a strong reputation in our field.

    The Position 

    As an experienced WorkCover lawyer, you will be working within a team and be mentored by a Senior Lawyer. You will work on your own client portfolio with a mix of challenging and complex matters and be responsible for carrying out a variety of legal tasks and providing exceptional client service both face to face, telephone, and video conferencing. This position is suitable for someone who has had hands-on experience in personal injury law and is ready to take their career to the next level. 

    The opportunity

    A great opportunity has arisen for two full-time WorkCover Lawyers to join our WorkCover team at our Oakleigh office. 

    The successful candidate will provide expert legal advice and services to our clients within specialist legal practice areas. The role involves legal research, precedent, gathering evidence, and preparing pleadings in court. The role has significant interaction with clients requiring positive client relationships, explaining the legal process as well as instructing other legal practitioners and administrative personnel as required. It includes taking instructions directly from clients, providing advice, and appearing and instructing in Court.

    The Successful Applicant

    • Perform file work, draft legal/court documents, prepare and compile briefs and court judgments.
    • Prepare matters for Conciliation, Medical Panel, and Court.
    • Appear and advocate for clients at directions hearings, conciliations, pre-issue conferences, VCAT conferences, and the like.
    • Attend client meetings, court, or barrister conferences.
    • Take instructions from clients, provide legal assistance/advice to clients via face-to-face or telephone including information on statutory benefits and serious injury applications.
    • Carry out a variety of legal tasks associated with the practice area/s and oversee delegated work of assigned Administrative Staff.


    Culture

    Zaparas is well known for our welcoming, collaborative and inclusive workplace culture founded on our firm values which are respect for others and self, honesty, integrity, and legal excellence. You will be working in a close-knit team with supportive and friendly supervisors. You will engage in meaningful work to bring positive change for our clients and exceed their expectations in delivering excellent legal service. 

    Benefits 

    • KPI Bonus scheme - earn up to 20% of your annual salary.
    • Flexible work arrangements - one day working from home per week.
    • Career progression and learning and development opportunities.
    • Extensive health and well-being program including mental health awareness and mindfulness training, Employee Assistance Program, yearly flu shots, and skin checks.
    • Additional annual leave during the end of year shut down period.