Federal Court Jobs – Deputy Associate

Website Federal Court

Job Description:

The Deputy Associate is part of a team who assist the Judge in the day-to-day management of Chambers and Court.  The role of the Deputy Associate is to assist the Associate and deputise for them when they are on leave or on circuit.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Court attendance including performance of court officer duties and provision of administrative assistance in the courtroom.
  • Assist the Associate in the day to day management of chambers including correspondence, liaison with practitioners and court staff, use of court’s case management system, chambers and docket management.
  • Manage chambers in the absence of the Associate.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Undertake legal research as required by the Judge.
  • Type judgments and orders.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong communication (oral and written) and liaison skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels.
  • Demonstrated high-level keyboard skills and ability to use relevant software applications including Microsoft Office applications, lotus notes and internet.
  • LLB or graduand with credit plus average. Please attach copies of all academic transcripts.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake legal research.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, including the ability to manage several processes at once.
  • The ability to adapt to changing situations and priorities.
  • Tolerance, diligence and the ability to work as member of a small team.
  • A high standard of ethical behaviour.

Job Details:

Company: Federal Court

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sydney, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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