Judges Clerk

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    3 months ago
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  • Category: Legal
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 01-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1510046
  • Job Title: Judges Clerk
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 Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role 

This is a 2-3 year Full time Fixed Term Contract for motivated, enthusiastic law professionals to develop an intricate and firsthand view of the judicial system. You will provide high quality research and directly support the District Court Judges and Community Magistrates. 

  • If you have an LLB with a strong academic record, excellent written communication and research skills and good computer literacy this could be the opportunity for you.
  • You will provide high quality research to resident and visiting District Court Judges in the Lower North region. You will fulfil that responsibility by supplying efficient an accurate legal support on any topic required.

Mō te tīma/About our Team

At Tāhū o te Ture – the Ministry of Justice, we’re committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.

Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It’s our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. 


He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience 

To be successful in the role you will

  • Enjoy working independently towards deadlines, self-motivated to manage workloads and maintain confidentiality.
  • To excel in this role, you will understand and consider the practicalities of outcomes as well as their legality.

Tono mai/How to Apply

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

  • You are also required to include with your application the copy of the transcript of your academic record. 
  • Applicants are requested to provide an example of recent legal research that they have completed, preferably not more than two pages in length.

Applications close on 9th February 2021

If you have any questions please contact recruitment@justice.govt.nz