Federal Circuit Court Careers – Legal Case Manager

Website Federal Court

Job Description:

The Courts are seeking highly capable candidates who are enthusiastic, driven and motivated to assist in achieving the Courts’ objectives and perform the key functions of a Legal Case Manager and/or Associate to a Senior Judicial Registrar.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in both a legal and administrative way in the efficient and effective running of the chambers of Senior Judicial Registrars and/or Judicial Registrars, including through preparing correspondence and reports and managing the schedule of hearings and engagements in the Court databases, and assistance with registrar case management more broadly;
  • Use Court applications and associated documentation, to accurately enter and maintain information on Court databases, enter and disseminate listing information, and manage Court records and files;
  • Assist registrars in the planning and case management of matters including in the preparation and publication of orders, liaising with Judges’ chambers, litigants and other services;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Court users and be responsive to requests from external and internal stakeholders;
  • Assist with the referral of matters to judges, Senior Judicial Registrars, Judicial Registrars, Child Dispute Services staff and other registry staff; and
  • Exercise legal skills to assist Senior Judicial Registrars and/or Judicial Registrars, including case law research, support with judgments/reasons, and important legal preparation and research for dispute resolution events;
  • Provide support to Senior Judicial Registrars and/or Judicial Registrars working on key initiatives, including the Lighthouse Project, the COVID-19 List and the PPP-500 pilot, including relating pilot processes, case management and operation of the specialist list to Court users and internal staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of a law degree or Juris Doctor, or in the latter stages of studies for a law degree or Juris Doctor.
  • Experience within a court, or legal environment is highly regarded.

Job Details:

Company: Federal Court

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Adelaide, South Australia, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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