Associate to the Honourable Justice Garde

  • Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Hybrid (Melbourne VIC, Australia)
  • 09 Jul, 2024
Full time Commercial Law Other

Job Description

Associate to the Honourable Justice Garde

Supreme Court of Victoria

  •            Full-time, ongoing

•              $74,580 per annum + 11% superannuation (VPS Grade 3.1  position)

•              Role based in the Melbourne CBD; potential for hybrid working arrangements

The Honourable Justice Garde is seeking a legally qualified individual for the position of associate, commencing in the latter part of 2024. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a multifaceted dynamic role, in the Commercial Court of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Excellent interpersonal skills, including an ability to convey information confidently and accurately over the telephone, in person, and via written communication to members of the legal profession, the public and the media are essential to this role. 

At least two years post‑admission experience in the litigation department of a law firm (or similar) is highly desirable, along with excellent proofreading skills, proficiency in grammar and an excellent academic record is essential. 

 Duties include:

·        preparing research and briefing memoranda and assisting in the production of judgments, papers, and presentations, including proofreading, and editing

·        performing administrative tasks, including maintaining Court records and preparing material for use for the judge in Court

·        clerking in Court

·        accompanying the Judge to circuit courts in regional Victoria and

·        liaising with Court staff, the public, the media, and the profession


How to apply

 Applications comprising:

-              cover letter

-              resume

-              copy of academic transcript

should be submitted online, through the Victorian Government Careers website. Applicants are not required to separately address the key selection criteria.

The closing date for applications is midnight 28 July 2024.

Firm or Organisation Name

Supreme Court of Victoria

Contact Name

Lauren Valladares

Email Address


0438 423 263

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