Senior Crown Prosecutor and Crown Prosecutor

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 380 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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/OPPCP19
Closing Date: 02-Jun-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Crown Prosecutor - Position Description - May 18.docx (Word, 59KB)


Crown Prosecutor - Position Description - May 18.docx (Word, 59KB)


Contact: ChiefCrown@opp.vic.gov.au
ChiefCrown@opp.vic.gov.au

Position Details

 

Senior Crown Prosecutor and Crown Prosecutor

Legal practitioners with experience in criminal law and advocacy, and a passion for the administration of justice, are invited to apply for Senior Crown Prosecutor and Crown Prosecutor positions.

This is an exciting opportunity for suitably qualified and experienced legal practitioners to undertake and support criminal prosecutions on behalf of the Victorian community.

Crown Prosecutors perform a vital role in the criminal justice system, appearing on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions in criminal trials and appeals and providing legal advice to the Office of Public Prosecutions.

Working within the Crown Prosecutors' Chambers is an opportunity to advance your career and be at the forefront of the move to sophisticated technology changes within criminal law, including e-trials.

The successful applicant/s will prosecute and advise on serious crimes, appear in a wide range of matters in all criminal jurisdictions, including regional courts.

The successful appointee(s) will have access to flexible working conditions.

Salary will be commensurate to relevant experience.

To submit your expression of interest, please click the ‘apply now' button below and provide your current CV and cover letter.

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 2 June 2019.

 


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