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Judicial and Statutory Appointments - Current Vacanci​​es​



Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions

$390,320 per annum plus Conveyance Allowance of $21,240 per annum

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as a Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions under the Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1986 for a fixed term that may be renewed.

The Deputy Directors of Public Prosecutions provide advice to the Director of Public Prosecutions ("the DPP"); appear in the High Court and the Supreme Court on more complex and sensitive appeals; review recommendations by and direct Crown Prosecutors and lawyers of the Office of the DPP on various matters; assist in the management of the Office of the DPP; contribute to the professional development of ODPP Legal Staff; and perform the functions of the DPP as delegated.

Interested persons must be Australian lawyers of at least five years' standing. The key skills and knowledge required for the role is contained in the online role description and they must be addressed in the online application.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications in Word or PDF, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees, must be completed online.

Applications close: Sunday, 4 February 2018 (11.59 pm).

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further contact Mr Lloyd Babb SC or Ms Kara Shead SC on (02) 9285 8888.

Applications must be lodged electronically. Please go to iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and search Job Reference Number (00005UO5)

Senior Crown Prosecutor

$351,290 per annum plus conveyance allowance of $16,990 per annum

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as Senior Crown Prosecutor under the Crown Prosecutors Act 1986 for a fixed term that may be renewed.

The Senior Crown Prosecutor conducts proceedings and acts as independent Counsel on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions in the most significant trials and appeals in the Superior Courts in order to provide the highest level of representation. The Senior Crown Prosecutor is required to manage, lead and develop Crown Prosecutors and Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutors across the State of NSW and to provide advice and guidance on ethical matters. The Senior Crown Prosecutor also advises and assists Private Counsel briefed to prosecute.

The position holder also finds bills of indictment and advises the Director of Public Prosecutions on significant matters referred for advice. The Senior Crown Prosecutor is responsible for the allocation of Supreme Court trials and the briefing of special interest matters and oversees briefing generally.

The Senior Crown Prosecutor is responsible for managing and overseeing a large budget.

Interested persons must be Australian lawyers. The key skills and knowledge required for the role is contained in the online role description and they must be addressed in the online application.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications in Word or PDF, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees, must be completed online.

Applications close: Sunday, 4 February 2018 (11.59 pm).

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further contact Mr Lloyd Babb SC or Ms Kara Shead SC on (02) 9285 8888.

Applications must be lodged electronically. Please go to iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and search job reference number (00005VHO)

Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor

$316,150 per annum plus conveyance allowance of $16,990 per annum

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutors under the Crown Prosecutors Act 1986 for a fixed term of up to seven years that may be renewed, following an initial twelve-month probationary period.

The role of Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor is to conduct proceedings and act as independent Counsel on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions in significant trials or appeals in the Superior Courts in order to provide the highest level of advice to, and representation on behalf of, the Director of Public Prosecutions. The position holder also finds bills of indictment and advises the Director of Public Prosecutions on matters referred for advice.

Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutors also assist the Senior Crown Prosecutor in the day to day management of Crown Prosecutors.

Interested persons must be Australian lawyer. The key skills and knowledge required for the role is contained in the online role description and they must be addressed in the online application.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications in Word or PDF, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees, must be completed online.

Applications close: Sunday, 4 February 2018 (11.59 pm).

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further contact Mr Lloyd Babb SC or Ms Kara Shead SC on (02) 9285 8888.

Applications must be lodged electronically. Please go to iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and search job reference number (00005VHP)

Crown Prosecutor

$288,830 per annum plus conveyance allowance of $16,990 per annum

The Attorney General is seeking applications from qualified persons for appointment as Crown Prosecutors under the Crown Prosecutors Act 1986 for a fixed term of up to seven years that may be renewed, following an initial twelve-month probationary period.

The positions could be based at various locations around the State, with the successful applicants being required to attend regional courts as directed.

Crown Prosecutors provide high-level, independent professional representation and advice as Counsel representing the Director of Public Prosecutions in criminal matters in all Criminal Courts. The Crown Prosecutors represent the Director in providing an independent, efficient, fair and just prosecution service for the people of New South Wales.

Interested persons must be an Australian lawyer. The key skills and knowledge required for the role are contained in the online role description and they must be addressed in the online application. Applicants must outline their experience in conducting complex jury trials and/or appeals.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications in Word or PDF, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees, must be completed online.

Applications close: Sunday, 4 February 2018 (11.59 pm).

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further contact Mr Lloyd Babb SC or Ms Kara Shead SC on (02) 9285 8888.

Applications must be lodged electronically. Please go to iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and search job reference number (00005VHU)