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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 2711 BARRISTERS


    BARRISTERS plead cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      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.

    Tasks Include:

    • 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

    Occupation:
      271111 Barrister

271111 BARRISTER

    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)


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