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Senior Lawyer

Fortitude Valley

The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) is a statutory body set up to combat and reduce the incidence of major crime and corruption in the public sector in Queensland. Its functions and powers are set out in the Crime and Corruption Act 2001.

Job details

Position status Contract
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Justice & Legal
Classification PO5
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/445426
Closing date 04-Oct-2022
Job duration 5 Years
Contact person Justin Gorry
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About us

We have a vision that our communities will be safe and supported by fair and ethical public institutions with a focus on those matters of highest threat to the Queensland community. As an organisation we are committed to this vision and as such our values of people, accountability, integrity, courage and excellence underpin everything we do at the CCC.

What we offer

At the CCC our people have access to a range of employee benefits that promote career development, enhance employee wellbeing and encourage a healthy and balanced work and home life. When you join the CCC you can access the following benefits: 

• salary packaging
• up to 12.75% superannuation
• flexible work options, including working from home
• access to paid parental leave
• accrued time off
• opportunity to purchase leave
• 17.5% annual leave loading
• health and wellbeing program
• study assistance
• access to a wide variety of training opportunities
• free annual influenza vaccination
• six star rated inner city location close to public transport 

About you 

The ideal applicant will demonstrate capability in the following requirements: 

  • Your knowledge of areas of law relevant to the CCC's work including employment law (including workplace investigations), public sector and/or local government.

  (Note: Experience in employment law and/or workplace investigations, while not essential, would be viewed as highly desirable. Experience in areas relevant to the CCC's work, such as criminal law, local government, employment law, and/or procurement will be favourably regarded).

  • Thorough knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire thorough knowledge, of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001, the Criminal Code (Qld), the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 (Cth) and other relevant legislation.

  • High level verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare written advice, briefs of evidence, court documents and complex reports and correspondence.

  • Demonstrated capacity to:
    • build and sustain positive and effective relationships with other team members and other multidisciplinary teams
    • establish priorities, develop sound solutions and participate in the development of improvements to work practices
    • successfully operate under pressure and maintain objectivity in providing advice.

Possession of tertiary qualifications in Law is required and you must be admitted, or eligible for immediate admission, as a legal practitioner in Queensland. Qualifications acquired from an overseas educational institution will only be accepted where the qualification has been recognised to an equivalent level in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework.

How to apply 

For more detailed information, including what is required to demonstrate your suitability for the role, refer to the attached role description. Pre-employment vetting forms a part of our selection process - you may be asked to provide detailed personal particulars and private interests information. For more information about our security vetting process please refer to How to apply | CCC - Crime and Corruption Commission Queensland

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

For more information about working with the CCC, visit


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