At the Supreme Court we continually strive to create a high performance workplace that is characterised by creativity, innovation, flexibility and quality delivery.

We achieve this by attracting and retaining high calibre people that are pivotal to us achieving our goal of being an outstanding superior court.

The Court offers a wide range of career options, both legal and non-legal, and provides a comprehensive employee benefit program, flexible working conditions and the opportunity to participate in professional growth and development.

The Court of Appeal is seeking an experienced lawyer to assist the Judicial Registrar with the preparation and management of complex, urgent and sensitive matters. This includes matters relating to former barrister Nicola Gobbo and the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants. Applicants should have sound judgment , excellent attention to detail, excellent communication and organisational skills, and significant experience in criminal litigation. This is a 9 month fixed term opportunity with the possibility of extension. Applications close 27 October 2020.

Before applying for a job with the Supreme Court, you are encouraged to read the position description to gain a full understanding of the position.
When you apply for a role your application should include a completed:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • application form (including a response to questions based on the position description), if applicable

Some vacancies may require other documentation, such as a transcript of your academic results. Please read the application information carefully to make sure you provide all required information.

All selections are based on the key capabilities in the position description, therefore your application should demonstrate how you meet these.

To work at the Supreme Court you will need to demonstrate a legal right to work in Australia as either:

  • an Australian citizen
  • a permanent resident of Australia
  • a New Zealand citizen who has entered Australia on a valid passport, or
  • a non-Australian citizen with a valid working visa.

All appointments are subject to an Australian criminal record check.