Solicitor or Senior Solicitor

  • Company:
    State of Victoria
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

Victorian Public Sector Job Application Tracking System

• An opportunity to work on significant contracts

• Flexible and supportive team environment to learn and grow code

• Location: Melbourne, CBD

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality specialised legal services to Land Use Victoria’s core business units.

Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

  • An opportunity to work on significant contracts
  • Flexible and supportive team environment to learn and grow
  • Location: Melbourne, CBD

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality specialised legal services to Land Use Victoria’s core business units being Land Registry Services and Strategic Land Assessment & Information including the Registrar of Titles, the Surveyor-General Victoria and the Valuer-General Victoria.

You will review, provide advice, draft and negotiate a range of contracts and MOUs entered into by or on behalf of Land Use Victoria. You will provide legal support for tender processes and provide strategic and authoritative legal advice to Land Use Victoria on sensitive land registration, land administration, public law and other issues relevant to Land Use Victoria’s legal clients

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Qualifications: Law degree or other formal qualification in law – mandatory
  • Admission: Admitted, or eligible for admission, as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria-mandatory
  • Knowledge: Sound knowledge of contract law and of the requirements of the Victorian Government Purchasing Board in respect of contracts entered into by State Government departments.
  • Experience: Demonstrated experience in the interpretation, review and development of contracts; contract law, public and administrative law; and the formulation of moderately complex (VPS 4) or complex (VPS 5) legal advice.

This is an ongoing position. Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Monday 21 September 2020.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.