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  • Senior Executive Lawyer Austria
  • at in Austria, , Austria
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  • 5 days ago

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Senior Executive Lawyer (Senior Executive Service Band 1) Tax litigation Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney Ongoing (permanent) and non-ongoing role AGS Dispute Resolution is seeking expressions of interest to fill an ongoing role at the Senior Executive Lawyer level (SES Band 1) in its Tax litigation team.About usAustralian Government Solicitor (AGS) is the Australian Government’s central legal practice and part of the Attorney-General’s Department. AGS helps Commonwealth clients to manage legal issues, navigate new challenges and find solutions which deliver the best outcomes for Australia. We are a self-funded legal practice and compete for our work.AGS is unique. AGS is dedicated to the national interest and is a trusted advisor to Government. AGS is innovative. Drawing on an exceptional depth of experience and expertise, we assist the Australian Government in the development and implementation of solutions to legal issues that have national importance.AGS... is diverse. With offices in every capital city and a team of 680 staff, including 470 lawyers, we work in more than 40 different areas of law related to government. About the roleThe AGS Dispute Resolution practice (DR) is Australia’s pre-eminent public law litigation practice. It has unrivalled experience and specialist expertise in providing dispute related legal advice and representation in every jurisdiction in Australia, across a diverse range of legal matters for Commonwealth agencies, including a very significant practice representing the Commonwealth’s regulatory enforcement agencies, administrative law, tax litigation, employment law, torts law and information access law. AGS acts for the Commonwealth in the full range of disputes to which it is a party or in which it has an interest (including access to sensitive information) and advises on investigations including for law enforcement and national security agencies. DR also represents the Commonwealth before inquests, inquiries and royal commissions, and as the solicitor assisting royal commissions. In addition, DR has a specialist in-house counsel practice, led by Tim Begbie KC.In this role you will:lead, have the conduct of, and contribute to the planning and management of more complex, difficult and sensitive matters for the Commissioner of Taxation, including tax litigation, pre-litigation tax matters, and other matters under the broad range of Acts of which the Commissioner has the general administration, as well as matters for other clients of AGS Dispute Resolution (including leading/coordinating teams working on complex and significant Commonwealth matters and projects)deliver high quality tax litigation-related legal services, taking primary responsibility for the matters conducted personally and for matters under your supervision, that meet the expectations of our clientssupervise and develop the next generation of AGS Dispute Resolution lawyershave an active leadership role in deepening and maintaining DR’s relationships with AGS clients, particularly the Australian Taxation Officehave the opportunity to support community interests though pro bono work. For more information about our pro bono work, refer to our website undertake work in other areas of law relevant to the work of AGS Dispute Resolution.For further information about the requirements of the role, please refer to the role description available on our recruitment portal.About youIn this role you will ideally have:at least 10 years’ post admission experience in relevant areassignificant relevant Commonwealth tax litigation expertise as the solicitor with primary carriage of complex matters in the Federal Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, as well as experience in related administrative law proceedings and appellate court proceedingsexperience in more complex tax debt recovery and insolvency advice and litigation mattersa strong understanding of Commonwealth tax law and the ability to clearly articulate technical arguments, as well as of the Commonwealth legal environment the ability to lead teams, and to supervise, develop and guide more junior lawyersexcellent interpersonal skills, negotiation skills and the ability to persuade.You will work with a community of professionals dedicated to the national interest. You will work collaboratively in an inclusive environment where everyone’s contribution is valued, and success is rewarded. We offer our employees commercially competitive remuneration packages, including 15.4% superannuation. With open door access to some of Australia’s most respected lawyers, we are a developer of talent and critical thinking and you will partner with our clients to deliver creative solutions to current and emerging legal issues of national importance. AGS is a supportive organisation which embraces diversity. We understand that work is only part of your life and while our work can be demanding at times, we also provide access to a range of flexible working options, generous leave entitlements and wellbeing benefits to support your needs throughout your career. To applyTo apply you must be an Australian Citizen and be willing to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Negative Vetting 2 (NV2) level. To apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button.Applications close at 5:00pm (AEST) on Sunday, 16 June 2024.Further enquiries Further information can be obtained by contacting Jill Mackay, HR Business Partner on 02 9581 7568 .Australian Attorney-General's DepartmentThe Attorney-General's Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework, and strengthen our national security and emergency management. Through the Australian Government Solicitor, we also provide legal services to the Commonwealth (including legal advice and representation). Source: this is an extract from the company's own website.The Attorney-General's Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework, and strengthen our national security and emergency management. Through the Australian Government Solicitor, we also provide legal services to the Commonwealth (including legal advice and representation). 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