Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

2017 External Junior Counsel Application e-Form

 

To apply to be part of our External Junior Counsel Panel, complete the form below.

Please note that this form must be completed at once as there is no option to save part way through. Navigating away from this form while inputting information is also not recommended. Ensure you review the applicable selection criteria (Level 1 or Level 2) before you commence your application.

If you have any questions or require assistance, you can email - counselpanel@cdpp.gov.au.

 

Applicant information
What level are you applying for?
Please nominate any other secondary jurisdiction(s) you like to be considered for
Have you been briefed by the CDPP in the last 12 months?
Some of the offences that the CDPP prosecutes relate to national security and may require you to hold an Australian Government security clearance. Do you currently hold an Australian Government security clearance?
Would you be willing to undergo security clearance, or upgrade your current security clearance, if required?
Current Chambers
Street address
Correspondence address
Criminal convictions, disciplinary proceedings etc.
Professional qualifications
At a minimum you must complete the 'year' fields below. Where possible, full dates should be provided.
More information
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Selection criteria (level 1)
Please note that different selection criteria apply for Level 1 and Level 2. Please consider the selection criteria for the level you are applying for when answering the questions in this section.
Please explain why you want to join the CDPP external counsel panel and your understanding of the role of a prosecutor. Include in your answer the qualities, skills and experience you possess (including advocacy and advice work) which would make you an effective prosecutor for the CDPP. Maximum of 300 words.
Please outline any prior experience you have working on e-trials or with e-briefs, and your interest and/or ability to work with e-briefs. Please detail any other relevant knowledge and experience, for example training courses attended, knowledge and experience obtained from employment prior to becoming a barrister, pro bono work etc. Maximum of 300 words.
Selection criteria (level 2)
Please note that different selection criteria apply for Level 1 and Level 2. Please consider the selection criteria for the level you are applying for when answering the questions in this section.
Please explain why you want to join the CDPP external counsel panel and your understanding of the role of a prosecutor. Include in your answer the qualities, skills and experience you possess (including advocacy and advice work) which would make you an effective prosecutor for the CDPP. Maximum of 300 words.
Please outline any prior experience you have working on e-trials or with e-briefs, and your interest and/or ability to work with e-briefs. Please detail any other relevant knowledge and experience, for example training courses attended, knowledge and experience obtained from employment prior to becoming a barrister, pro bono work etc. Maximum of 300 words.
Professional referees - not CDPP staff
Please list two professional referees. You may not include a CDPP employee as a referee in this section. However, please note that we may contact other people, including CDPP employees to discuss your suitability to undertake Commonwealth prosecution work.
I declare that the information contained in this form is true and complete. I understand that if any statement is found to be false or misleading, or I have withheld relevant information, then my application may be disqualified or I may be removed from the Panel. I understand that inclusion on the Panel does not confer an entitlement to work. If my application is successful, I undertake to advise the CDPP of any changes to my circumstances that may affect my suitability to remain on the Panel.