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Department: State Trustees Limited
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: CL4
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG//PRS/1291757E1
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $91,610 - $141,684
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Litigator Position Description.pdf (PDF, 124KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Recruitment Team

Position Details

  • Footscray location, close to public transport
  • Achieving the best outcomes for our clients and our community
  • Applications closing date 27 September 2017

About the Company

State Trustees is a state government owned company that plays an important role in building awareness and educating the community to protect the legacy and financial affairs of Victorians - we believe every Victorian deserves to live on, that's why we exist.

We have an uncompromisingly client-focused working environment that is supportive, inclusive and team-oriented.  We employ approximately 400 people from a range of backgrounds and industries enabling us to provide administration, trustee and estate related services - as well as, the State's community services obligations, for the public benefit, often in circumstances where no other provider will meet their needs.

We make a difference in the lives of Victorians by providing an empathetic, dedicated and client centric service - the best interests of our clients are at the heart of everything we do.

About the Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Litigator to join our Client Legal Services team. This team provides broad ranging legal services to State Trustees in its capacity as the administrator of persons lacking legal capacity, attorney of clients under Powers of Attorney, trustee of trusts and executor and administrator of deceased estates.

Role Requirements

To be successful you will need to hold a current full Practicing Certificate and be eligible to practice in Victoria. You will have experience in litigating matters to do with Estates, guardianship, trusts and Wills.  General commercial litigation legal experience will also be highly regarded.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone wishing to consolidate their experience in general litigation, wills, estates and succession law.  If you have the necessary skills, are committed to providing excellent customer service and enjoy working as a team member, this role is for you!

Employee Benefits

State Trustees offers a range of employee benefits; including career development, health and well-being programs, flexible working conditions, education assistance, purchased leave, an employee assistance program, reward and recognition program, free will preparation, retailer discounts, charitable workplace giving and an employee social club. However most importantly, you will be part of an organisation that is committed to delivering a public benefit to the Victorian community.

How to Apply

Click the Apply button to commence the application process. In your application, please address the “Knowledge, skill and experience requirements” section in the attached Job Specification.

Employment at State Trustees is conditional upon satisfactory Criminal History Check and Anti Money Laundering Check.

State Trustees is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, State Trustees will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities.

State Trustees strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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