Barrister - ANZSCO 271111


Description

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

Skill Level

1

Alternative Titles

Queen's Counsel
Senior Counsel (Aus)

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

2521-11 Barrister

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

Group: 2711 Barristers


Description

plead cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals.

Tasks

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

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group

1. 271111 Barrister