Our Legal Support staff are valued and essential members of the team who play a vital role in delivering service excellence to our clients.

We recruit top quality Legal Support staff who are committed in helping the VGSO achieve our mission of excellence in the provision of legal services to government.
 
You will have the opportunity to work in any of our five legal Branches; Government & Public Law, Commercial, Property & Technology, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Police, and Workplace Relations & Regulatory Compliance.
 
The work produced by the office is often interesting and high-profile and our Legal Support staff are provided opportunities to contribute through completing a wide range of duties, becoming heavily involved in files, working autonomously and in a supportive and friendly team environment alongside highly experienced lawyers who treat them as an equal.
 
At the VGSO you will contribute to a team committed to making a difference, as public law is more than the bottom line.

Learning and Development

All new starters undergo a comprehensive technical induction program provided by our IT Trainers as well as on-the-job training. On-going opportunities to improve both technical skills and soft skills are provided through in-house training and external courses.

Career Path

We are committed to providing our Legal Support staff with a clear career path that allows them to develop and refine their skills. The VGSO's Legal Support team is made up of Administrative Assistants, Legal Assistants, Senior Legal Assistants and Branch Team Leaders. This structure coupled with our on-going training provides opportunities for growth and development within our organisation. 

Benefits and Entitlements

In exchange for your hard work we provide you:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • On-going learning and development
  • A clear career path
  • A low ratio of lawyers to give you time to stretch your skills
  • Time in lieu for additional working hours
  • Generous leave provisions

To view the further Benefits and Entitlements offered to VGSO employees please click here.

What We Look For

Although the specific requirements will vary depending on the role, common qualities we are looking for are proactive, self motivated, and bright individuals who are keen to use and build on their existing skills in a busy and challenging environment. We call for Legal Support staff who have a track record of strong commitment in meeting client needs, exhibit strong attention to detail and consistently high standards of work, demonstrate an ability to use their initiative and proactively seek work, and are team players with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Opportunities

To apply or find out more about Current Opportunities please click here.