The Attorney-General's Department is about to run a Royal Commission into the Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability in 2019. This will run for at least 18 months with training and induction beforehand. The Commission will investigate the prevention of violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation of people with disabilities
As a Litigation Lawyer within this busy team, you will be responsible for:
- Preparing case studies, including for public hearing;
- Analysing documents produced by way of submissions from the public and in response to compulsory processes;
- Providing investigative support and determining optimal evidence-gathering processes;
- Meeting with potential witnesses;
- Preparing evidence including witness statements and documents for tender;
- Engaging with legal representatives regarding the role, status and rights of persons appearing or affected by hearings, round tables and consultations;
- Identifying privacy, confidentiality and privilege issues and;
- Planning, preparation and delivery of public hearings.
The ideal candidates for these positions will:
- Be Australian citizens;
- Be an admitted Solicitor within Australia with 5 yrs PAE;
- Have previous experience in litigation and / or eDiscovery
- Strong analytical, research and writing skills;
- Strong communication skills with the demonstrated ability to work as part of a team;
- Have the ability to work under pressure in a high volume workload environment;
- previous exposure to electronic document management would be beneficial; and
- mentor and supervise juniors.
Candidates with previous experience with the public sector will also be highly regarded.
For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:
Ref No: RM12130
Phone: (07) 3231 1207