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Base pay $45 - $60/hr
Temporary Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company

This position will see you working within a State Government department, based in Melbourne's CBD. You will be working with a well-established team responsible for providing high quality legal advice.

Your new role

In this role, you will appear and present evidence in court in criminal, civil and/or administrative proceedings in which department is involved. In addition, you will:

  • Manage cases and negotiate files under supervision.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of relevant legislation and the department’s policy, procedure and guidelines.
  • Recommend appropriate legal courses of action and liaise with members to provide advice on relevant legislation and policy.
  • Conduct legal and policy research.
  • Complete legal documents and maintaining records and databases.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered you will have:

  • A legal qualification and a current Australian Legal Practising Certificate
  • 1+ PAE
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, both independently and as a member of a team, with limited supervision
  • Ability to perform legal research and analysis, including comparative and electronic research, in both existing and emerging areas of law
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to deal with different stakeholders effectively

What you'll get in return

If successful in the role you will have the opportunity to join a highly competent team reporting and assisting a supportive manager. There is competitive remuneration on offer.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Alex O'Mahony on 03 9946 3599, or alternatively, email alex.omahony@hays.com.au

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Pay comparison
Market average based on all Lawyer jobs in Melbourne VIC
Base pay range
$45 - $60/hr
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Job details
Date posted
7 Jul 2022
Commercial & Corporate Law
Base pay
$45 - $60/hr
Work type
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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