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ANZSCO 271299 - Registered Migration Australia


This occupation group covers judicial and other legal professionals not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing may be required. In Australia judicial and other legal professional (nec) is a Skill Level 1 occupation.





  • Family Court Registrar (Aus)
  • Family Law Mediator
  • Judicial Registrar (Aus)
  • Legal Researcher
  • Legal Officer
  • Parliamentary Counsel



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Group: 2712 Judicial and Other Legal Professionals





Job Description - Registered Migration Australia

Judicial and other legal professionals (nec) hear legal and other matters in courts and tribunals; interpret, analyse, administer and provide advice on the law; and draft legislation.



  • researching statutes and previous court decisions relevant to cases
  • conducting trials and hearings
  • calling and questioning witnesses
  • hearing and evaluating arguments and evidence in civil and criminal summary matters
  • deciding penalties and sentences within statutory limits, such as fines, bonds and detention, awarding damages in civil matters, and issuing court orders
  • exercising arbitral powers if resolution is not achieved or seems improbable through conciliation
  • preparing settlement memoranda and obtaining signatures of parties
  • advising government of legal, constitutional and parliamentary matters and drafting bills and attending committee meetings during consideration of bills
  • preparing advice on matters associated with intellectual property rights
  • advising clients and agents on legal and technical matters


Skill Level

Most occupations in the judicial and other legal professionals (nec) unit group (Group 2712) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years of relevant experience. Judges require appointment by the government or crown and must have been a Magistrate or an experienced legal practitioner of at least seven years standing. Magistrates must have been a legal practitioner of at least five years standing (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).


Registration or licensing in Australia may be required in the judicial and other legal professionals (nec) group.


Occupations within the Judicial and other legal professionals (nec) Group




Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the legal group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Judicial and Other Legal Professionals is currently assessed with VETASSESS; more info regarding assessment bodies.


Average Income

The average salary for a Judicial and Other Legal Professionals in Australia is $ 122,534 for male employees and $ 109,980 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 44.6 Females: 39.1 Persons: 41.7

Source: (Group 2712) Judicial and other legal professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016



Please contact us if you would like assistance with your Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec (not elsewhere classified) skilled visa application. Registered Migration Australia is a licensed migration company. We are proudly 100% Australian owned and operated.