Overview

$72,938 – $77,339 per annum plus, superannuation
Non-ongoing, full-time, with the possibility to become ongoing
Sydney, NSW

The associate provides administrative and general support to a judge of the Court. The associate works as a part of a small team within chambers to support the judge in managing and progressing cases efficiently and effectively. The associate acts as the main point of contact in chambers and is responsible for the efficient administration of chambers, including correspondence, file and diary management. The associate also assists the judge in relation to court work, case management and with the production of orders and reasons.

Duties

The person appointed to this position is expected to carry out his or her duties so as to:

Act as the main point of contact in chambers.
Manage the judge’s diary and keep track of the progress of his matters with a view to being able to appropriately communicate with others on his behalf.
Assist with the induction and training of new staff in chambers.
Demonstrate professionalism, tact and discretion, including the ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information.
Manage emails, memoranda and other chambers correspondence, including producing well drafted correspondence.
Optimise and implement document management systems in chambers, including ensuring that all court files and other records are accurate and up to date.
Provide IT support, editing PDF documents and undertaking quick and accurate word processing from handwritten notes or from dictaphone recordings.
Assist the judge with all aspects of their court work, as required, including organising and informing parties about listings, setting up for court and attending court to provide assistance during hearings.
Assist with the production of orders and reasons, including quickly and accurately typing and proofreading drafts, checking cross-referencing and citations.