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Managing Lawyer, Research and Sentencing

Judicial Commission of NSW

Are you a criminal lawyer looking for a career move? We are looking for a talented and skilled lawyer to join our highly accomplished Research Division.

Position overview

The successful candidate will be a senior lawyer with sound experience in the practice of criminal law and a proven ability to manage a small team of lawyers. The position provides an excellent opportunity to enhance existing expertise and produce high quality legal material of a standard commensurate with the needs of judicial officers and legal practitioners who appear before the courts. There will also be the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the Commission’s Judicial Information Research System (JIRS).

The role offers:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with a highly respected organisation
  • Attractive remuneration*
  • A flexible and collegiate work environment
  • An office located in Sydney CBD.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in law.
  • Sound knowledge and legal practice experience in criminal law and procedure with a minimum of 5 – 7 years PAE.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • High level analytical skills together with experience in writing high quality material relating to criminal law and sentencing.
  • Exceptional leadership skills and supervisory experience in a legal environment.
  • Proven ability to schedule workloads and meet deadlines.
  • Capacity to function autonomously and work as a part of a team.

About the Judicial Commission

Our work is designed to enhance public confidence in the judiciary by promoting the highest standards of judicial behaviour and decision making. We are leaders in judicial education and sentencing research and share our knowledge and experience with the global network of judiciaries and judicial education providers. We provide a range of highly regarded resources for judicial officers, including Bench Books, case summaries and other publications to promote consistency in the application of the criminal law and in sentencing.

*Total remuneration package from $145,962.09 –$168,803.81 (including salary range from $131,094 to $151,609 pa, employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading).

For further information, please contact Ms Pierrette Mizzi on (02) 9249 4405.

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