Lawyer | Sydney
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Permanent|
|Attachments:|| Position Description - CCG Enforcement - EL1 - Lawyer - 20190312.pdf (PDF, 129KB)
- Join Corporations and Corporate Governance Enforcement to work on investigations
- Salary from $104,617 (depending on experience) + 15.4% superannuation
- Sydney CBD location
- Ongoing role
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.
Corporations and Corporate Governance Enforcement (CCG) investigates suspected misconduct by corporate and financial gatekeepers such as directors, company officers, liquidators and auditors, and takes formal enforcement action in response to a range of failings.
As a Lawyer, you will be required to:
- Project manage and contribute to the investigation of suspected misconduct.
- Identify legal issues and provide advice in the course of an investigation. This may include advice as to evidence required to prove contraventions of legislation, admissibility of evidence in Court and the use of ASIC's statutory powers
- Assist in the commencement of civil litigation in the Supreme Court and Federal Court. This may include assisting in the briefing and instructing of counsel and where appropriate recovering costs of litigation.
- Compile briefs of evidence for the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) and assist the CDPP to prepare and conduct criminal prosecutions.
- Compile administrative briefs to ASIC delegates and represent ASIC at delegate hearings.
You will have extensive experience in the areas of civil litigation, criminal procedures and administrative law. You will display the ability to manage and interrogate evidence using evidence management systems. You will have exceptional skills in presenting information to various audiences and building strong stakeholder relationships.
A current Australian practising certificate is desirable to undertake this role.
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.