Barrister - 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)
Occupation Lists
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Skills Assessment Authority
SLAA
Regional for 457 Applications
There is no regional restriction for 457 visa applications for this occupation.
Caveats
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

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

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