Enforcement Lawyers and Investigators | Perth
|Position Type:||Non-ongoing - Temporary|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - ASIC 3-4 Investigator - 2018.pdf (PDF, 101KB)
Position Description - EL1 Lawyer - 2018.pdf (PDF, 105KB)
Position Description - ASIC 3-4 Lawyer - 2018.pdf (PDF, 105KB)
- Develop your legal, strategic, investigative and analytical skills
- Perth CBD location
- Various full-time roles, ASIC 3 – EL 1, non-ongoing, 6-18 months
- Salary from $66,714 to $115,340 (depending on experience) + 15.4% superannuation
At ASIC there is a reason for everything we do, every law we regulate, every action we take, every interaction we have with industry and consumers. We're proud of the difference we make to Australia's economic reputation and wellbeing.
Enforcement WA (EWA) investigates misconduct and takes formal enforcement action in response to suspected breaches in respect of financial services, market integrity and corporate governance laws. This includes commencing civil proceedings, working with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecution (CDPP) to secure criminal convictions and taking administrative action such as cancelling Australian Financial Services Licenses. EWA consists of three teams: Financial Services and Credit, Market Integrity and Corporate Governance.
About the role
As an Enforcement Lawyer or Investigator, you will:
- Contribute to the investigation of suspected misconduct, including taking witness statements and affidavits, drafting notices, assisting with the exercise of ASIC's compulsory powers and managing evidence
- Undertake detailed investigations and analysis of large data sets
- Identify legal issues and provide legal advice during investigations
- Assist the conduct of civil litigation in the Supreme Court and Federal Court
- Assist project teams to compile briefs for the CDPP and assist the CDPP to prepare and conduct criminal prosecutions
- Assist project teams to compile administrative briefs to ASIC delegates and represent ASIC at delegate hearings
We are looking for people with an inquisitive mind and who enjoy casting a critical eye. We want you to bring your dedication and experience to assessing complex information to identify evidence. You will enjoy working in collaboration with your colleagues to solve problems and make recommendations using data.
Ideal skills and experience for these roles include:
- Experience in commercial/criminal investigation, law enforcement or litigation.
- Strong understanding of the law, practice and policy relating to the Corporations Act and the ASIC Act
- Understanding the process of preparing criminal briefs, criminal procedures and laws of evidence
- Understanding of administrative law processes
- Knowledge of computer-based technology for information capture and data analysis
- Tertiary qualifications in law, accounting, commerce or financial services
ASIC can offer you a variety of interesting and challenging work. We provide the support for our employees to develop professionally and succeed. ASIC offers a range of programs such as flexible work practices and development programs which include a focus on gender equity and women in leadership.
ASIC is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply, including Indigenous Australians and people with a disability.
To work with us, you must be an Australian citizen, and be prepared to complete an ASIC Organisational Suitability Assessment (OSA) in addition to obtaining a Government Security Clearance which is issued by the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA).
Please view the position description for more information or click ‘apply' to start your application.