27930, several

Senior Advocate
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 29 May 2020

Classification: Prosecutor Grade 5
Salary: $170,577 - $180,853 plus superannuation
Position No: 27930, several
Directorate: Director of Public Prosecutions
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 May 2020
Contact Officer: Joel Hiscox on joel.hiscox@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 5399


The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is the independent prosecutions authority of and for the Territory and is seeking outstanding and highly motivated criminal lawyers with a high degree of advocacy and litigation management skills. The successful applicant will appear as counsel in complex litigation, including appeals, and give high level legal advice to the Director. Senior Advocates also have a key role in mentoring and training junior prosecutors and contributing to criminal justice issues. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Applicants will either be admitted or eligible to practice as a Barrister and or Solicitor in the ACT. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a National Police check.


Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply:

Applicants are asked to please provide your resume and statements addressing the Selection Criteria. Please limit your response to no more than one page per criteria.

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