Senior Solicitor

The Office of Public Prosecutions (OPP) is an independent statutory authority responsible for preparing and conducting criminal prosecutions in Victoria on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Matters prosecuted by the DPP and the OPP involve serious crimes or matters that are of significance to the fair and effective operation of the Victorian criminal justice system. The OPP consists of the Solicitor for Public Prosecutions and a staff of approximately 350 providing legal and corporate support to the DPP, the Chief Crown Prosecutor and Crown Prosecutors in the exercise of their independent roles in the criminal justice system.
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Department: Office of Public Prosecutions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/OPP132A
Closing Date: 21-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Senior Solicitor - September 2018.DOCX (Word, 52KB)
Job Specification

Contact: OPP Recruitment
Recruit.Info@opp.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Senior Solicitor, Trial Divisions

The Office of Public Prosecutions is seeking applications for a Senior Solicitor within our Trial Divisions.

In this role, you will be responsible for the preparation of large and complex matters for trial in the County and Supreme Courts of Victoria and instructing Counsel appearing for the Crown in those cases.

As our ideal candidate you will:

  • be passionate about helping us achieve our vision to make a positive difference to the community through the justice system;
  • have demonstrated ability to prepare large and complex prosecutions
  • enjoy working collaboratively in a dynamic environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to launch or progress your career with the Office of Public Prosecutions.

For more information please refer to the attached Position Description.

To apply, you will need to submit a resume, cover letter and complete the online questionnaire which can be found on the last page of the application process.

The OPP is a diverse employer and welcomes applications from applicants from all backgrounds.

Applications close 11:59PM Sunday 21 October 2018.


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