Lawyer/Senior Lawyer - Canberra

Lawyer/Senior Lawyer - Canberra

Australian Competition And Consumer Commission

Lawyer/Senior Lawyer - Canberra

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Job Description


The Lawyer/Senior Lawyer is part of the in-house legal practice of the ACCC and Australian Energy Regulator (AER), and reports to the Deputy General Counsel, Regulatory Law Unit.

Responsibilities include:

The provision of legal advice (including strategic and legal policy advice) and other legal services in relation to access, economic regulation and other regulatory matters, as well as involvement in administrative law issues, statutory interpretation; and Court and Tribunal proceedings.

Advise on administrative law matters and provide legal (and legal policy) advice on issues relating to the regulatory functions of the ACCC and AER.

Conduct legal and related research into matters relevant to ACCC and AER responsibilities under relevant legislation.

Conduct investigations, Court and Tribunal proceedings involving the ACCC and AER, and provide assistance to the ACCC and AER in the performance of their dispute resolution functions.

Provide legal input for ACCC and AER determinations, publications and information programs.

Develop and maintain professional relationships at all levels within the ACCC’s Infrastructure Regulation Division and the AER to assist the Legal Group to provide responsive client service.

For a more detailed list of duties and the selection criteria, please see our website.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

This process may be used to fill non-ongoing roles in the future.
RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job.

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