ACAT Deputy Legal Registrar

$68,810 - $138,585 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 08 Sep, 2021
Full time Legal Services

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 20 September 2021
Classification: ACT Courts and Tribunal Legal 1
Salary: $68,810 - $138,585 plus superannuation
Position No: 42669
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 06 September 2021
Contact Officer: Kristy Carter on or (02) 6205 9984

Details: The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) is seeking an experienced legal officer to be a member of a legal team working closely with ACAT members and registry to deliver dispute resolution services to the ACT community. The ACAT Deputy Legal Registrar is responsible for:

  • Supporting the ACAT Registrar and registry staff through guidance and advice on ACAT procedure and law.
  • Conducting conferences and other listings as required.
  • Undertaking case work and management of applications across ACAT’s jurisdictions.
  • Providing advice and guidance to a range of stakeholders as well as developing and managing positive working relationships.
  • Provide advice to senior managers of ACTCT on the implications of new policy proposals or legal developments and the options for implementation of legislative amendments, developing and overseeing the implementation of policies, practices, systems, and processes.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Have a degree in laws of an Australian territory institution, or a comparable overseas qualification, which, in the opinion of the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar, is appropriate to the duties of the office.
  • Admission as a practitioner of the High Court or the Supreme Court of an Australian State or Territory.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of practice and procedure in the areas of law within the jurisdiction of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal, or the ability to quickly acquire this knowledge.

Note: This is a temporary position available immediately up to 28 February 2022, with the possibility of extension up to 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a two-page Expression of Interest, addressing the key position requirements as set out in the Position Description, contact details of at least two referees and a current curriculum vitae.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

20 Sep, 2021