Junior Associate to Justice McMillan

The Honourable Justice McMillan is seeking a legally qualified individual to be her junior associate commencing as soon as possible, for a period of 12 months. Her Honour is the Judge in charge of the Trusts, Equity and Probate List.
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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/SC0971C
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $50,828 - $65,272
Job Duration: until 17/9/2019
Attachments: Junior Associate to Justice McMIllan PD.doc (Word, 234KB)

Contact: Kylie Pearse
(03) 9603 6088

Position Details

 Junior Associate to the Honourable Justice McMillan

Supreme Court of Victoria

  • Full time, fixed term role
  • $50,828 per annum + 9.5% superannuation (VPS Grade 2 position)
  • Role based in the Melbourne CBD 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in the Common Law Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria, and to closely observe the work of the judge and advocates. 

To be successful in this position, you will have a strong interest in private law. You will have excellent time management skills, being able to balance the administrative demands of chambers with legal research, writing and editing tasks.  Post graduate legal experience, although not necessary for the role, is desirable.  Proficiency in grammar and a strong academic record are essential.

Duties include: 

  • Preparing research memoranda;
  • Assisting with the production of judgments, including proofreading and editing;
  • Clerking in court;
  • Reviewing files and orders;
  • Liaising via email, telephone and in person with Court staff, the public and the profession.
  • Performing administrative tasks. 

For further details, please review the attached position description. 

How to apply 

Applications must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copy of academic transcript

and 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 21 August 2018.

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