Paralegal - Discipline and Suitability

The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner (VLSB+C) is the regulator of the legal profession in Victoria. We are responsible for regulating lawyers through the granting of licences as well as investigating and acting on enquiries and complaints from the public. As a modern regulator, we are committed to educating lawyers about current and emerging issues to drive innovation, compliance and harm reduction, and improving the public’s understanding of the legal sector to ensure all Victorians have access to effective and high-quality justice. Our people are passionate about maintaining and protecting the rule of law by ensuring the integrity of the legal profession.
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Department: Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/LSC059-E
Closing Date: 08-Mar-2021
Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Paralegal - Discipline Suitability.pdf (PDF, 251KB)


Form - 2021-02-23 - Application form - Paralegal.docx (Word, 354KB)


Contact: Danielah Iacono
9679 8064

Position Details

  • Ongoing opportunity to use your analytical and problem solving skills for the legal services regulator
  • Work in a high performing team and progressive environment

About the Position

Due to a period of internal growth we are excited to offer this ongoing opportunity. The Paralegal will, as directed by the Assistant Manager, Manager or Director, assist Investigators and Senior Investigators in the team with assigned investigations and litigation matters.

In undertaking the role, the position will have regular contact internally with all staff and externally with legal professional bodies, members of the public, complainants, legal practitioners, law practices, police, other regulatory bodies, and court and Tribunal staff.  .

Some of the responsibilities will include:

  • Provide high level and timely paralegal and administrative support with attention to detail.
  • Assist with investigative and litigation work of the Team, and otherwise as required, including contributing to and developing draft applications and briefs to Counsel.
  • Liaise with legal practitioners, complainants, witnesses, courts and tribunals, professional associations and other external parties.
  • Prepare detailed investigation reports and recommendations and associated correspondence.
  • Undertake other projects and activities as assigned by the Assistant Manager, Manager or Director.

About You

  • You will demonstrate a well-developed understanding of how to interpret and apply legislation
  • You will have completion of or progress towards a tertiary qualification in law or equivalent work experience.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal, analytical and written communication skills

Culture and benefits

At VLSB+C we value our employees, and we offer a professional and friendly environment that focusses on delivering high-quality services.  We are driven by our culture and values, which underpin the work we do: we value relationships; we are professional; we adapt; we are courageous and authentic and we collaborate.

Our employees have access to a range of benefits, including:

  • competitive remuneration
  • an environment that genuinely supports work-life balance with attractive leave options and flexible working arrangements
  • a calendar of wellbeing program and extensive learning and development opportunities

The Application Process

Please attach your CV and responses to the key selection criteria questions in the Job Application form (MANDATORY).  Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required.  Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.  

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Danielah Iacono (03) 9679 8064  

The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner (VLSB+C) is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.

It is the policy of the VLSB+C to provide workplace adjustments for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Anthony Charleson, People & Culture Business Partner on 03 9679 8080 or at ACharleson@lsbc.vic.gov.au.


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