Legal Specialist - Workers Compensation | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1252651

When you work at Allianz, you’re part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. You’ll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, work with people from all different backgrounds, and feel free to bring fresh thinking. And you’ll get the support you need to have an enriching career and enjoy what really matters to you.

  • Join a dynamic global insurer who is growing from strength to strength
  • Feel confident about your future in a full-time permanent position
  • Work together and be supported to deliver outstanding service to our customers

An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Specialist to join our Workers Compensation legal team. Reporting to a Legal Services Manager, you will work alongside Case Managers and Senior Case Managers to provide support and guidance across our Workers Compensation business to ensure that compliance requirements are met and customer expectations exceeded.

You will be responsible for:

  • Conducting optional reviews of dispute notices upon request from injured workers, their legal representatives or icare. 
  • Completing a variety of pre-dispute tasks, including reviewing dispute notices, advising on commutations and reviewing legal costs.
  • Providing general internal support as a subject matter expert on complex legal issues.
  • Effectively managing relationships and communications with internal and external customers including panel solicitors, the Workers Compensation Commission, employers, injured workers and their legal representatives.
  • Providing training to internal employees to share learning and knowledge.
  • Assisting the business to ensure it meets all regulatory and legislative requirements under our contract with icare.
  • Timely and accurate reporting as required by Allianz and icare.
  • Taking part in projects to ensure continuous improvement, compliance with contractual, legislative and regulatory requirements and that customer expectations are exceeded.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant Legal qualifications
  • Previous Workers Compensation or case management experience
  • Thorough understanding of the NSW Workers Compensation legislation including recent legislative amendments.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven technical and legal knowledge
  • Effective decision-making and time management skills

You will be an effective team member with the flexibility and willingness to contribute to a range of work areas. In return, you will join a supportive team and become part of a high performance culture.

At Allianz we value high performance.  We recognise the contribution of our ‎employees and reward our staff with a dedicated range of attractive benefits.  ‎Whether you are looking for a company that offers a variety of flexible leave ‎options, salary packaging, or substantial insurance discounts, Allianz has a ‎range of benefits to suit you.‎

We welcome your application. Please apply online with a resume and cover letter.


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