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Position vacant: crown prosecutor

Wed Dec 19 2007

$213,040 per annum plus conveyance allowance of $15,840 per annum.

The Honourable John Hatzistergos MLC, attorney general, is seeking expressions of interest from qualified persons for appointment as a crown prosecutor under the Crown Prosecutors Act 1986 for a fixed term that may be renewed.� Crown prosecutors are barristers who conduct, and appear as counsel in, proceedings on behalf of the director of public prosecutions.

Selection Criteria

Interested persons must be Australian lawyers and must have experience as counsel in jury trials and/or appellate advocacy in criminal matters; extensive knowledge of NSW criminal laws, the rules of evidence and relevant Prosecution Guidelines and legal principles applicable to crown prosecutors and the relevant Rules of the NSW Bar Association.

Information packages: Ms Fiona Parsonage, (02) 9285 8879.

Inquiries: Mr Nicholas Cowdery AM QC, director of public prosecutions, (02) 9285 8888.

Expressions of interest, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees, should be emailed to appointments@agd.nsw.gov.au by 4 January 2008.� Expressions of interest may also be posted to the statutory appointments officer, Locked Bag 5111, Parramatta NSW 2124.

19 December 2007

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