Criminal Defence Lawyers
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- Job Listing Date
- 19 May 2020
- West Gippsland & Latrobe Valley
- Work Type
- Full Time
- Legal, Criminal & Civil Law
About the business
McFarlane Criminal Lawyers has offices in both Warragul and Morwell. We regularly appear in the Magistrates' Court/Children's Court, County Court and Supreme Court in criminal law, family division and intervention order proceedings at various court locations throughout Gippsland and beyond. We have great working relationship with counsel and believe in the importance of representing our client's from the beginning to the end. We are open 5 days a week and have 24 hour after hours contact for our client's arrested outside of business hours.
About the role
You would be encouraged to work autonomously as a solicitor advocate and manage your file load. You will have regularly contact with stakeholders including prosecutions, counsel and court staff. You will need to utilise advocacy skills through appearances in Bail Applications, Department of Human Services/Child Protection matters, Family Violence Intervention Orders (Applicant) Family Violence Intervention Orders (Respondent) Indictable criminal offences being the more serious offences such as murder, Summary criminal offences including traffic offences and Children's Court proceedings, Personal Safety Intervention Orders and Victims of Crime Applications
Benefits and perks
We are a supportive team that has a burning desire to succeed and face challenges together. We believe in empowering each other and work/life balance. Competitive salary plus super and immediate start available. Great opportunity to develop your advocacy skills in a diverse range of proceedings and jurisdictions.
Skills and experience
Strong advocacy skills.
Brilliant communication, interpersonal and writing skills
Ability to work autonomously and manage a significant file load in summary and indictable matters
Will need a drivers licence to travel to different court locations and work at the two office locations in Warragul and Morwell
Knowledge of Victoria Legal Aid guidelines an advantage.
- How many years' experience do you have in criminal & civil law?
- Which of the following legal practice management software do you have experience with?
- Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
- How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
- Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?