Associate to the Honourable Justice Forbes, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3.1)

Job posted: 19/11/2020
Applications close: 06/12/2020 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 22/02/2021 - 22/08/2022

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $69,917 - $77,407

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/SC0111A

Reference: VG/SC0111A

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $69,917 - $77,407

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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

Associate to the Honourable Justice Forbes

Supreme Court of Victoria

The Honourable Justice Forbes is seeking a legally qualified individual to be her associate, commencing in February 2021. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a multifaceted, dynamic role, In the Common Law Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

The position will be for a period of 18 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 this role. 

At least two years post‑admission experience in the litigation department of a law firm (or similar) is desirable, along with excellent proofreading skills, proficiency in grammar and an excellent academic record is essential. 

Duties include:

  • preparing research memoranda and assisting in the production of judgments, including proofreading and editing;
  • clerking in court;
  • performing administrative tasks, including maintaining Court records and preparing material for use by the judge in Court;
  • liaising with Court staff, the public and the profession; and
  • accompanying the Judge to circuit courts in regional Victoria.

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 this position, please contact Kylie Pearse on (03) 8600 2094.

The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 6 December 2020.

Associate to the Honourable Justice Forbes, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3.1)

Job type:

Full time / 22/02/2021 - 22/08/2022

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

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Associate to the Honourable Justice Forbes, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3.1)