Judges Clerk – Wellington

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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  • Category: Legal
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 28-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1453276
  • Job Title: Judges Clerk – Wellington
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Judges Clerk District Court (Fixed Term, Starting date 28 April 2020), Based at the Wellington District Court


This is a 2-3 years fixed term internship 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.

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.

We are looking for someone who enjoys 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.

You will provide high quality research to resident and visiting District Court Judges in the Central region. You will fulfil that responsibility by supplying efficient an accurate legal support on any topic required.

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.

Starting salary $49,118

Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It’s important to us that 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 where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

APPLY and complete the application form, attaching your CV, cover letter and a two page example of recent legal research. 

Applications close on Friday 27 March 2020. 

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