Making a case: Large firms have increased their marketing to court new business

The Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers industry has grown slowly over the past five years. Improving safety procedures and regulation enforcement by Safe Work authorities has reduced the work accident rate, negatively affecting demand for industry firms. A structural shift in the economy away from the manufacturing sector towards white-collar employment has also decreased workplace risk over the period. Motor vehicle fatalities have also been declining for the past 30 years due to increased car safety and more stringent road safety policies. This has led to a decline in claims related to motor vehicle accident more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • A shift to white-collar employment has reduced workplace risk, negatively affecting the industry
  • Decreases in the work accident rate and the number of fatal vehicle accidents has limited growth
  • The number of vehicle accident deaths and workplace accidents are anticipated to continue declining
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry’s barriers to entry are moderate and this trend has remained steady over the past five years. The industry is highly labour-intensive with little capital required to establish operations. The main barrier to entry is the high education requirements needed to practice legal services. Lawyers also need to complete practical legal training prior to being admitted to practice. Larger firms also require experienced administrative and research staff to successfully manage client matters and records.Establishing a recognised brand name and a proven track record is crucial in the industry. This is due to the popular use of a no win, no fee model in the industry and relatively low brand awareness among the general public. Giv...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers are:

  • Having a good reputation
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Having a high profile in the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of vehicle accident deaths and Work accident rate per 1,000 employees in the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry?

    Firms in the industry provide legal services relating to personal and work-related injuries.

    Industry Products
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Workplace injuries
  • Other personal injury claims
  • Industry Activities
  • Legal advice services
  • Litigation services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of vehicle accident deaths
  • Work accident rate per 1,000 employees
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Total number of non-manual employees in the workforce

  • Current Performance
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Workplace injury
  • Brand awareness
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand factors
  • Marketing and fees
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Custody, Trustee and Stock Exchange Services
  • Office Property Operators
  • University and Other Higher Education

  • Products & Services
  • Other personal injury claims
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Workplace injuries
  • Chart: Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 35 and under
  • People aged 55 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Slater & Gordon Ltd, Maurice Blackburn Pty Limited, Shine Corporate Ltd,
  • Table: Slater & Gordon Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Maurice Blackburn Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Shine Corporate Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Personal and Workplace Injury Lawyers Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A lawyer who has the authority to represent a client in court.
  • Safe Work Australia
  • An Australian government statutory body established to develop national policy relating to work health and safety and workers’ compensation.
  • Solicitor
  • A lawyer who provides legal advice to a client and briefs a barrister if the matter goes to court.
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