Barrister Jobs in Australia

Barrister - If your profession is Barrister in accordance with the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) 271111 then you are currently in demand by employers in Australia.

Barrister is listed on the Medium and Long term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

As the occupation features on the MLTSSL as an occupation in demand in Australia, it is possible to apply for any of the visas in the General Skilled Migration (GSM) Program.

Visas in this category include the Skilled Independent 189, the Skilled Nominated 190 or the 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visas. In addition there is also the opportunity of applying for a number of employer sponsored visas if you have a firm offer of employment.

Please complete an online assessment to determine your eligibility, and to discuss the options with a consultant.

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Barrister

Pleads cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks:

  • receiving written information in the form of briefs and verbal instructions concerning cases from Solicitors, other specialist Legal Professionals and clients
  • providing advice and written opinions on points of law
  • conferring with clients and witnesses in preparation for court proceedings
  • drawing up pleadings, affidavits and other court documents
  • researching statutes and previous court decisions relevant to cases
  • outlining the facts to the court, calling and questioning witnesses, and making addresses to the court to argue a client's case
  • providing opinion on complex legal issues
  • may draw up or settle documents

Specialisations:

  • Queen's Counsel
  • Senior Counsel (Aus)

Minimum Requirements:

  • No data exists

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