Barrister – ANZSCO 271111

Description
Pleads cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level
1
Specialisations
  • Queen’s Counsel
  • Senior Counsel (Aus)

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Group: 2711 Barristers

Description
plead cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals.
Tasks
  • receiving written information in the form of briefs and verbal instructions concerning cases from Solicitors, other specialist Legal Professionals and clients
  • providing advice and written opinions on points of law
  • conferring with clients and witnesses in preparation for court proceedings
  • drawing up pleadings, affidavits and other court documents
  • researching statutes and previous court decisions relevant to cases
  • outlining the facts to the court, calling and questioning witnesses, and making addresses to the court to argue a client’s case
  • providing opinion on complex legal issues
  • may draw up or settle documents
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 271111 Barrister

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