Solicitor Level 2

At least one full time, ongoing Solicitor Level 2 Grade 3 position is being offered in the Legal Services Branch, Policy Advisory and Legal Services Division in Melbourne.
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Department: State Revenue Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: Sol2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SRO/110711/201221
Closing Date: 18-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $71,853 - $87,245
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Solicitor Level 2 (VPS Grade 3).pdf (PDF, 150KB)

Contact: Jennifer Poon
03 9628 0556

Position Details

Solicitor Level 2 – Legal Services Branch, Melbourne – Ongoing  

  • At least one full time ongoing role
  • Salary $71,853 - $87,245 plus 10% superannuation – Solicitor Level 2/VPS Grade 3
  • Based in Melbourne CBD

The State Revenue Office

As the Victorian Government's revenue management agency, we administer a range of taxes, duties, levies, grants and subsidies. Committed to excellence, customer service and developing our people, we offer a collaborative and rewarding culture valuing teamwork and high performance. Find out more at

The role

This role will provide effective and efficient legal advisory services and advocacy for the Commissioner of State Revenue in matters arising from Acts administered by the State Revenue Office, including those related to stamp duty and land tax.

Key responsibilities

Reporting to a Principal Solicitor, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing your own litigation and advice caseload, with supportive legal supervision.
  • Undertaking legal research and interpreting and applying legislation.
  • Preparing and conducting cases for litigation at VCAT and the Courts.
  • Briefing and instructing counsel at interlocutory proceedings and substantive hearings.
  • Communicating directly with internal stakeholders, customers, and their legal representatives.
  • Providing timely legal advice to the Commissioner and delegates.

The ideal candidate

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Been admitted as an Australian lawyer.
  • Between 1-3 years' post admission employment experience as an Australian lawyer in the public or private sector with knowledge of/experience in litigation, court, tribunal and legislative processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, sound decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills and adept at working in a hybrid legal environment.

To apply

You must submit:

  • A cover letter,
  • A completed online application form, and
  • A current resume,

via this website by 5pm on Monday 17 January 2022.

More information

Please read the position description or contact Jennifer Poon, Senior Legal Administration Officer, Legal Services Branch, on 03 9628 0556.

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  • As part of our selection process, we conduct pre-appointment checks including those related to references, identity, qualifications, work history, work visa, and police record history.

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