Associate to the Honourable Justice Gorton, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3)

Job posted: 01/06/2021
Applications close: 20/06/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/SC0190

Reference: VG/SC0190

Occupation: Legal

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

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

The Honourable Justice Gorton is seeking a legally qualified individual to be his Associate commencing July, 2021. The role is for an initial period of 12 months, with the possibility for extension.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in the Common Law Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria. An interest, and some experience in personal injury law, general tort law and public administrative law, would be looked upon favourably.

Excellent written and oral communication skills, personal qualities suitable for liaising with the profession and members of the public, as well as a strong academic record, are essential.  At least two years of post-graduation experience is desirable.

Duties include:

  • Assisting with the production of judgments, including proofreading and editing
  • Clerking in court
  • Reviewing files and orders
  • Performing administrative tasks
  • Maintaining court records and preparing material for use by the judge in court
  • Preparing research memoranda
  • Liaising with court staff, the public, the media and the profession.

How to apply:

Candidates should familiarise themselves with the attached position description and comprise an application which includes a:

  • cover letter;
  • resume; and
  • copy of their academic transcript.

This should be submitted online, through the Victorian Government Careers website.

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

The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday, 20 June, 2021.

Associate to the Honourable Justice Gorton, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / 12 months

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

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Associate to the Honourable Justice Gorton, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG3)