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 465 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/OPPCP21A
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - OPPCP21 - Senior Crown Prosecutor and Crown Prosecutor - December 2022.DOCX (Word, 74KB)


Contact: Chief Crown Prosecutor
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 barristers 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.

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.

Persons considering applying for this position should note that commensurate positions may be filled within 12 months of the completion of the process without any further advertisement.

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

Salary will be commensurate to relevant experience.

Applications close: 11.59pm Sunday 5 February 2023


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