Junior Associate to the Honourable Justice Bell

The Court Services Victoria Act 2014 established Court Services Victoria (CSV) as a statutory public sector body, comprising of all Victorian courts, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and the Judicial College of Victoria.

The role advertised is located at the Supreme Court, and as the highest court in Victoria, deals with the state’s most serious criminal and civil cases. The Supreme Court offers a wide range of career options, both legal and non-legal, and provides an attractive employee benefits program for all staff. For more information, please visit the Supreme Court website at www.supremecourt.vic.gov.au.

CSV embraces diversity amongst our staff and we welcome applications from people from all cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people with a disability.
Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC0716B
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $48,489 - $62,267
Job Duration: August 2017 until March 2018
Attachments: SC0716 Position Description.doc (Word, 220KB)

Contact: Kylie Pearse
(03) 9603 6088

Position Details

Junior Associate to the Honourable Justice Bell - Supreme Court of Victoria


•               Full time, fixed term role

•               $48,489 per annum + 9.5% superannuation (VPS Grade 2 position)

•               Role based in the Melbourne CBD 

The Honourable Justice Bell is seeking a legally qualified individual to be his junior associate commencing August 2017, for a period 9 months. 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the Trial Division at the Supreme Court of Victoria. 

High-level research skills, personal qualities suitable for liaising with the profession and members of the public, as well as a strong academic record are essential.  An individual with some post-admission experience would be desirable.  

Duties include:

-               Preparing research and briefing memoranda and assisting in the production of judgments, papers and presentations, including proofreading and editing

-               Performing administrative tasks, including maintaining Chambers, Court records and preparing material for use by the judge in Court

-               Clerking in Court

-               Liaising with Court staff, the public, the media and the profession

-              Empanelling juries and jury keeping 

For further details, please review the attached position description. 

How to apply 

Applications should be addressed to: 

The Honourable Justice Bell

Judges’ Chambers

Supreme Court of Victoria

210 William Street

Melbourne  VIC   3000


Applications comprising:

-               cover letter;

-               resume; and

-               copy of academic transcript,

should be submitted online, through the Victorian Government Careers website. 

Applicants are not required to separately address the key selection criteria. 

The closing date for applications is midnight 2 April 2017.

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