Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec - ANZSCO 271299


Description

This occupation group covers Judicial and Other Legal Professionals not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level

1

Specialisations

Administrative Lawyer
Family Court Registrar (Aus)
Family Law Mediator
Judicial Registrar (Aus)
Law Researcher
Legal Officer
Parliamentary Counsel
Patent Attorney

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

2521-79 Legal Professionals nec

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: 2712 Judicial and Other Legal Professionals


Description

hear legal and other matters in courts and tribunals; interpret, analyse, administer and provide advice on the law; and draft legislation.

Tasks

1. researching statutes and previous court decisions relevant to cases
2. conducting trials and hearings
3. calling and questioning witnesses
4. hearing and evaluating arguments and evidence in civil and criminal summary matters
5. deciding penalties and sentences within statutory limits, such as fines, bonds and detention, awarding damages in civil matters, and issuing court orders
6. exercising arbitral powers if resolution is not achieved or seems improbable through conciliation
7. preparing settlement memoranda and obtaining signatures of parties
8. advising government of legal, constitutional and parliamentary matters and drafting bills and attending committee meetings during consideration of bills
9. advising clients and agents on legal and technical matters

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

1. 271211 Judge
2. 271213 Tribunal Member
3. 271299 Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec
4. 271212 Magistrate