Barrister Australia

Barrister Australia ANZSCO271111:

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Barrister Australia 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)

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