Senior Investigator, Trust

The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner (VLSB+C) is the regulator of the legal profession in Victoria. We are responsible for regulating lawyers through the granting of licences as well as investigating and acting on enquiries and complaints from the public. As a modern regulator, we are committed to educating lawyers about current and emerging issues to drive innovation, compliance and harm reduction, and improving the public’s understanding of the legal sector to ensure all Victorians have access to effective and high-quality justice. Our people are passionate about maintaining and protecting the rule of law by ensuring the integrity of the legal profession.
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Department: Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/VC-TRUST
Closing Date: 14-Jul-2020
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: D-20-128848 PD - Senior Trust Investigator - June 2020.pdf (PDF, 221KB)

D-20-128847 Application Form - Senior Trust Investigator.DOCX (Word, 353KB)

Contact: Maggie McNamara
(03) 9679 8072

Position Details

About the Position

We are currently looking for two Senior Trust Investigators to join our Regulatory Compliance Programs team

The Senior Trust Investigator position enables and supports the VLSB+C to deliver proportionate and targeted regulatory activity to minimize consumer harm and to maximize trust and confidence in the Victorian legal profession. The position will perform detailed and complex analysis of trust account activity (including reporting by external examiners), detecting and assessing financial discrepancies, and associated reporting requirements.

 About You

The role requires:

  • Significant experience in Auditing or investigations experience in a regulatory environment (preferably financial auditing) with a demonstrated ability to prepare expert reports and statements to support investigations – including interviewing - into alleged offences and/or misconduct and proceedings arising in and from those investigations.


Culture and benefits

At VLSB+C we value our employees, and we offer a professional and friendly environment that focusses on delivering high-quality services.  We are driven by our culture and values, which underpin the work we do: we value relationships; we are professional; we adapt; we are courageous and authentic and we collaborate.

Our employees have access to a range of benefits, including:

  • competitive remuneration
  • an environment that genuinely supports work-life balance with attractive leave options and flexible working arrangements
  • a calendar of wellbeing programs
  • extensive learning and development opportunities

The Application Process

When submitting your application, please attach your CV and responses to the key selection criteria questions in the Job Application form (MANDATORY).  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. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.  

The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner (VLSB+C) is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.

It is the policy of the VLSB+C to provide workplace adjustments for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application/interview process, please contact Anthony Charleson, People & Culture Business Partner on 03 9679 8080 or at


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