Associate to a Supreme Court Judge , Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3)

Job posted: 26/05/2021
Applications close: 15/06/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 26/07/21 - 25/7/22

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/SC0740

Reference: VG/SC0740

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Full time, fixed term role(s)
  • $70,791 per annum + 9.5% superannuation (VPS Grade 3 position)
  • Role based in the Melbourne CBD

A Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria is seeking a legally qualified individual to be his associate, commencing July 2021. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a multifaceted, dynamic role, within the Common Law Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Admission to practice is not essential

Experience or interest in public law and administrative law is desirable. Some post admission experience in a law firm or similar is an advantage, but is not essential.

The position will be for a period of 12 months.

Excellent interpersonal skills, including an ability to confidently and accurately convey information over the telephone, in person, and via written communication to members of the legal profession, the public and the media are essential to these roles. As are excellent proofreading skills, proficiency in grammar and an excellent academic record.

Duties include:

-      Performing administrative tasks within the judge's chambers and administrative assistance to the judge during hearings;

-      Preparing research memoranda and assisting in the production of judgments, including proofreading and editing;

-      Liaising with Court staff, the public and the profession;

-      Clerking in court; and

-      Accompanying the Judge to circuit courts in regional Victoria, as and when required.

Please also review the attached position description.

To apply:

Applications comprising:

-             cover letter;

-             resume; and

-             copy of academic transcript should be submitted online, through the Victorian Government Careers website.

Applicants are not required to separately address the key selection criteria.

For any enquiries regarding these positions, please contact Kylie Pearse on (03) 8600 2094.

The closing date for applications is midnight, Tuesday 15 June, 2021.


Associate to a Supreme Court Judge , Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / 26/07/21 - 25/7/22

Job classification:



Kylie Pearse | (03) 8600 2094 or kylie.pearse@supcourt.vic.gov.au

Job attachments:

Associate to a Supreme Court Judge , Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3)