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Criminal Lawyer

Michael Page


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Full job description
  • Gain experience through a collaborative and supportive working environment.
  • Criminal law firm with a great reputation.

About Our Client

This well positioned highly reputable law firm is pursuing a driven Criminal Lawyer to join their well-recognised team in Canberra. This legal firm heavily prides themselves on offering promotional opportunities and a strong work-life balance. They offer the chance to work alongside experienced senior practitioners who enjoy mentoring and aiding in career development and growth opportunities.

Job Description

  • Consulting and advising clients of the important case detail elements.
  • Determine legal strategies in regard to cases going to trial.
  • Offering consultations and legal advice when dealing with case matters outside of court.
  • Conduct Pre-Trial Actions preparing the Client for trial.
  • Interview witnesses and other parties in relation to the case.
  • Represent Clients during a trial, presenting evidence, making opening and closing statements, arguing motions and cross-examining witnesses and experts.

The Successful Applicant

  • Completed a Bachelor of Laws / Juris Doctor degree OR admitted as a barrister and solicitor to the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory.
  • Experience, ability and confident to appear in Local Court sentences and defended hearings.
  • Experience and ability to assist our trial advocates in sentences and trials.
  • Sound knowledge of the criminal law, criminal procedure, and the Evidence Act.
  • Highly developed oral and written communications skills.
  • Highly developed analytical skills.
  • Good advocacy skills.
  • Passion for the criminal law.

What's on Offer

If and once successful, you will have a fantastic opportunity to:

  • Join their vibrant team of lawyers and support staff, who is highly dedicated to performing the best for their clients.
  • Be assisted and supported to seek career growth opportunities and promotional prospects.
  • Attractive remuneration commensurate with experience.
  • Convenient office location in Canberra's CBD.
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Job details
Date posted
9 Nov 2021
Category
Legal
Occupation
Property Lawyer/Conveyancer
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Undisclosed
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Industry
Human resource

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