Senior Registry Lawyer, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in Victoria and deals with the state’s most serious criminal and civil cases. More information about the court is available at Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal, the Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers) and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits. CSV strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC1057C
Closing Date: 26-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Candidate Application Form - SC1057 Seior Registry Lawyer.doc (Word, 81KB)

SC1057 - Senior Registry Lawyer PD September 2017.doc (Word, 219KB)

Contact: Nicholas Roberts
(03) 9603 9004

Position Details

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in the State and comprises the Court of Appeal and the Trial Division. The Court deals with major criminal and civil matters, plus appeals against decisions of lower courts.

As a Senior Registry Lawyer, you will be required to supervise legal and administrative staff responsible for end to end case management of criminal appeals and applications.

To be successful in this role, you should be able to demonstrate:

• The ability to manage legal and administrative staff

• The ability to work collaboratively to develop, implement and refine best practice and procedure

• Leadership initiative and the ability to anticipate potential difficulties and suggest possible solutions

• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel

The Court recognises that its people are integral to its ability to meet and exceed community expectations and to achieve its goal of being an outstanding superior court. We continually strive to create a high performance workplace that is characterised by creativity, innovation, flexibility and quality delivery.

The Court provides a comprehensive employee benefit program and the opportunity to participate in professional growth and development. We are an equal opportunity employer and foster diversity in the workplace.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter and

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Nicholas Roberts on (03) 9603 9004.

Applications close Tuesday 26 September 2017.


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