Lawyer - Administrative Law & Legislation

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Department: Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: 1000123_1717640533
Closing Date: 20-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Rebecca Fraser

Position Details

  • Enable IBAC to perform its integrity functions through provision of sound legal advice
  • Melbourne CBD with hybrid / flexible working arrangements
  • Full-time ongoing VPS 4 $92,332 - $104,762 + super

Our organisation

IBAC's work is vitally important to Victorians - we prevent and expose public sector corruption and police misconduct.

Our vision is a public sector and police that acts with integrity for all Victorians.

Our team

People who work for IBAC are expected to have a sound understanding of, and ability to demonstrate, the IBAC values when dealing with Government agencies, the community and colleagues.

IBAC's values are incorporated in professional skills and behaviours for the position.

We Lead by Example, Act Impartially, Work Together, Behave with Respect, and Strive for Excellence.

Your new role

We have an opportunity for an individual to join our Administrative Law & Legislation team as a Lawyer on a full-time, ongoing basis. Reporting to the Managing Principal Lawyer, the Lawyer assists with the provision of legal advice on all administrative law and legislation matters affecting or involving IBAC.

Set within a small and supportive administrative law and legislation team, this role offers immediate exposure to topical administrative law issues. The work ranges from considering legislative reform proposals and implementation, to advising on best practice decision making, complex statutory interpretation, information use and disclosure, privacy and much more.

Duties include:

  • Provide legal advice in relation to administrative law matters, legislation and public interest disclosures affecting or involving IBAC to other business units within IBAC as necessary.
  • Assist in the preparation of inspections, reports and other advice in relation to IBAC's Victoria Police Oversight role.
  • Consider, assess and respond to issues concerning IBAC's statutory and compliance obligations under the IBAC Act or any other laws.
  • Draft high-level reports and maintain policies, procedures and systems applicable to IBAC.

Additional duties are set out in the position description.

Our requirements / Your skill set

We are looking for candidates with the below experience and capabilities:

  • Bachelor of Laws or equivalent legal qualification from a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in administrative law, public law or legislation will be of benefit.
  • A practising certificate under the Legal Profession Uniform Law, or eligibility to acquire a practising certificate.

Apply now

Your application is a two-step process. You are unable to save partial applications.

Submit your application by logging onto the IBAC careers page ( and clicking on the appropriate vacancy, making sure you include:

  • a cover letter
  • a resume no longer than 5 typed pages (in Word format)
  • responses to the screening questions within the application process

We are committed to bringing together people with differing perspectives, lived experiences and skills to make choices that reflect our integrity and community, and to creating an inclusive work environment for all.

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