The ACT Government Solicitor’s office provides outstanding employment opportunities for talented people interested in a career in law. These include lawyers and support teams like paralegals, law clerks, legal secretaries and corporate and business support staff.
Our work is interesting and challenging and we provide a modern work environment with excellent professional development opportunities and collegiate support in all employment streams.
The ACT Government Solicitor offers an excellent opportunity to work across a broad range of issues and experience unique areas of law. This includes the full range of legal practices as described in 'what we do', including topical and developing areas such as:
You will be called upon to use the full range of your abilities and further develop your skills, with an emphasis on professional development.
Our trainees often comment on the high degree of client contact they obtain from day one, unlike many private law firms. For more senior lawyers, there is a great sense of contribution to fascinating areas of public interest. This builds a career path that is rewarding and intellectually satisfying.
There are approximately 60 staff working in the office of ACT Government Solicitor comprising approximately 40 lawyers and 20 support staff.
We are the largest employer of lawyers in ACT government. The other large government employers of lawyers within the Department of Justice and Community Safety portfilio are:
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If you want a career in the legal profession that provides the diversity, flexibility and challenges that are most rewarding, contact us or visit the ACT Government jobs website for latest vacancies.