ACLEI Jobs – Senior Lawyer

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Job Description:

The position of Senior Lawyer works within ACLEI’s Legal Team providing services to the Integrity Commissioner and ACLEI staff. The Legal Team works on a diverse range of matters across the Commonwealth and State and Territory jurisdictions including:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing legal advice on a range of issues, particularly operational law enforcement issues, the use of coercive powers, legal policy, litigation, employment, administrative law and commercial matters.
  • Assisting with the progression of investigations and prosecutions including warrant applications, notices to produce and investigation reports.
  • Instructing Counsel Assisting as Solicitor Assisting and appear as Counsel Assisting at hearings before the Integrity Commissioner.
  • Assessing and responding to Freedom of Information requests in accordance with applicable legislation.
  • Facilitating compliance with legislated reporting requirements.
  • Supervising 1-2 lawyers and assist with the management of work in the Legal Team

Job Requirements:

  • A degree in law from an Australian tertiary institution or comparable overseas qualification and admission in Australia as a legal practitioner.
  • A restricted practicing certificate, or the ability to obtain, a restricted practicing certificate.
  • Demonstrates sound negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates strong representation and facilitation skills
  • Five years post-admission legal experience

Job Details:

Company: ACLEI

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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