Senior Lawyer - Common Law Division, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG5)

Job posted: 04/06/2021
Applications close: 25/06/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/SC0052B

Reference: VG/SC0052B

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Senior legal role in the Common Law Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • VPS Grade 5
  • Full time, ongoing

The Supreme Court of Victoria is seeking a motivated and experienced lawyer to play a key role in management of cases in the area of wills, estates and trusts in the Common Law Division.

The successful candidate for this Senior Lawyer role will have a unique opportunity to contribute to the administration of justice in Victoria and to be a leading member of a small team providing expert legal and procedural support to judicial officers in order to promote just, efficient, timely and cost effective resolution of proceedings.

Working largely with proceedings in the Trusts, Equity and Probate List and the Testators Family Maintenance List, the Senior Lawyer will manage proceedings under the supervision of the Judicial Registrar and Judges-in-Charge of these lists. They will be responsible for providing substantive and procedural legal analysis and high level administrative management of cases and will work closely with judicial officers and act as a point of contact for legal practitioners and unrepresented litigants.

Experience in succession law and drafting legal documents is highly desirable, as is the ability to manage and develop junior lawyers in a team setting.

See the Position Description for further detail of the key responsibilities and capabilities of this role.

How to apply

 To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume
  • a short covering letter

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

Senior Lawyer - Common Law Division, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG5)

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Joseph Acutt | (03) 8600 2168

Senior Lawyer - Common Law Division, Supreme Court of Victoria (VPSG5)