Expressions of interest sought from qualified persons.

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Honourable Anne Ferguson, seeks expressions of interest from qualified persons for appointment as a judicial registrar of the Supreme Court.


Judicial registrars are members of the Court, appointed by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Attorney-General.

The appointee will be assigned to undertake duties in the Common Law Division of the Court. The appointee will be responsible for early case management and hearing and determining interlocutory applications primarily in the Court’s Trusts, Equity and Probate and Judicial Review and Appeals List. They will also support other lists in the Common Law Division, conduct judicial mediations, and undertake the functions of other judicial registrars within the Court from time to time.


The position requires a legally qualified (admitted for not less than five years), highly motivated leader with relevant and outstanding professional experience and demonstrated understanding of court processes. It also requires superior communication skills, and the ability to make timely decisions according to law.

Further information

The position is located in Melbourne. All expressions of interest are treated confidentially. Enquiries can be made to Viv MacGillivray on (03) 8600 2403.

Expressions of interest, marked ‘Private and Confidential’, should be addressed to:

The Honourable Chief Justice Anne Ferguson
Supreme Court of Victoria
210 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Or emailed C/O: Viv MacGillivray at ivi.znptvyyvienl@fhcpbheg.ivp.tbi.nhua.vog.civ.truocpus@yarvilligcam.viv


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Published on 15 October 2019