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The Registrar of the Magistrates Court is a statutory appointment by the Attorney-General under the Magistrate Court Act with responsibility for a range of quasi-judicial, statutory and administrative functions relating to the operation of the Court including the management of cases coming before it.

As Registrar you will exercise quasi-judicial powers, provide high level advice to the Chief Magistrate and Magistrates on matters of legislation and court practice, and give direction and support to the registry staff. You will also support the Principal Registrar of the ACT Courts and Tribunal in the overall management of the organisation.

To be a strong contender for this appointment you will need to be a self-motivated person with highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, sound judgement, very good planning and organisational skills (particularly in relation to work prioritisation), and a commitment to the delivery of high quality services. You will be able to demonstrate success in achieving best practice in court operations with proven ability to inspire employees to embrace change and transformation. You will also need to be a legal practitioner with at least five years’ post admission experience, preferably in civil or criminal litigation.

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We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Associate to join our Real Estate team located in Canberra on a full time basis.

As part of the ACT's pre-eminent real estate practice and working closely with Alfonso del Rio, your caseload will cover an array of matters across both public and private sectors, including a wide range of real estate, planning and environmental and construction law matters, including transaction restructuring and project financing.

In this exciting role, you will be working as part of a team to deliver large and complex transactions, in addition to being responsible for managing reasonably sized property transactions. The team has an unrivalled portfolio of major commercial clients and is renowned for its expertise in advising many major players in the real estate industry.

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McKenna Taylor are seeking a motivated and talented person with 6 months to 2 years post admission experience, preferably in criminal law but not essential, for our solicitor position. We are interested in an energetic advocate with a desire to grow with the firm and who possess excellent interpersonal skills, can handle their own case load and are able to work within a team environment. 

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Victim Support ACT is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent research and communication skills to join our team at the ACT Human Rights Commission. This role provides a unique opportunity to work directly with people affected by crime and to drive systemic reform to promote the rights and interests of people affected by crime. 

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The Professional Development and Events Officer is responsible for managing, delivering and growing the Society’s annual program of professional development and member-focused engagement events.

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Applications should be emailed to with “PD & Events Officer” in the subject line. Applications must include a cover letter of no more than two pages outlining your interest in the role and claims against the Position Description, together with a current CV. 

Enquiries about the role can be directed to or (02) 6274 0300. 

Applications close 5pm Thursday 22 April 2021.

Working for Andrew Leece we have an exciting opportunity for a driven and ambitious Lawyer (2-4 PQE) to join our Major Projects and Construction team located in Canberra on a full time basis.

This role will see you working on a diverse range of matters—including some of the largest infrastructure projects in the Asia-Pacific region—covering airports, rail, hydrogen and other infrastructure procurement and regulatory advice work in relation to a range of industries.  In addition to complex front-end work, the team works closely with the back-end of the practice advising and supporting clients on disputes, project delivery and contract management issues. 

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We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Conveyancing Law Clerk to join our Real Estate team located in Canberra on a full time basis.

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A role suitable for an independent retiring lawyer or a person who can handle various tasks: opening files, sending out Costs Agreements, preparing sale contracts, liaising with parties, assist with settlements: mostly ACT, and some NSW (via PEXA). We use LEAP (cloud). You need a laptop and access to a scanner/printer. Remuneration is negotiable based on experience. Start – asap.

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The Australian National University’s Legal Office is seeking to engage an enthusiastic and skilled commercial lawyer.

This is a 9 month, full-time fixed term appointment offered at the level of ANU Officer Grade 8. The position is based in Canberra.

Click here for further information about this vacancy and details on how to apply.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55pm, Sunday 2nd May 2021.



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