Federal Court of Australia

The Federal Court of Australia entity is the administrative organisation that engages employees under the Public Service Act 1999 to work in support of one or more of the Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, and National Native Title Tribunal Jurisdictions.

The Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Act 2016 established the Federal Court entity however, each court continues to maintain its distinct statutory identity, with separate functions and judicial independence.

23 May, 2024
Full time
Federal Court of Australia Hybrid
Legal associates assist with researching cases, points of law, preparing matters for hearing including other related matters for first instance judges and of the Court.  Legal associates are responsible for providing assistance to judicial officers during court hearings and other administrative support to judges, as required.  In addition, legal associates perform court support duties. Legal associates primarily provide assistance to designated judges but may be asked to assist other judges if the need arises.  Some travel may be required. Key Responsibilities and Duties The occupant of this position: provides research assistance to judicial officers assists judicial officers with the management of cases and, if required, enters data into the Court’s case management system assists with the preparation of matters for both the Court and the Judge, with the Judge’s judgment writing as required including head notes, catch wording, and editing in line with the Court’s...
Expiration Date:
31 May, 2024
23 May, 2024
Full time
Federal Court of Australia Melbourne and Sydney
Position Overview The position is a key legal support role within the reformed structure of the Court. The Research Associate role focuses on providing legal support to judges, as required due to overall workload volume or in relation to specific matters. This legal support can be in relation to any of the Court’s national practice areas. Research Associates may at any given time be supporting one or more Judge, and across a variety of the Court’s registries. Major Activities Provide assistance to various judges (nationally) with tasks including judgment proofing, undertaking research, assisting in court and any other work that an Associate would ordinarily assist with. Support a judge and their chambers by assisting with significant and complex matters requiring greater than usual assistance, including in-court assistance. Act as an associate in a judge’s chambers when an associate is in on planned or unexpected leave, or where an existing associate is conflicted....
Expiration Date:
07 Jun, 2024