Why work at the VGSO?

VGSO offers solicitors an excellent opportunity to work across a diverse range of challenging and thought-provoking advice and litigation matters.

The application process

The information below will assist you with preparing an application for positions with the VGSO, including information on the recruitment process and how to complete the Application Form.

Graduate Lawyer program

The role of a Graduate Lawyer with the VGSO is wonderfully diverse, constantly challenging and extremely interesting. As a Graduate Lawyer, you will gain exposure to various facets of the legal system, with three-month rotations through four of our five Branches: Government & Public Law, Commercial, Property & Technology, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Victoria Police, and Workplace Relations & Regulatory Compliance.

Seasonal clerkship program

The Victorian Government Solicitor's Office will once again be offering a Seasonal Clerkship Program. The Seasonal Clerkship Program is the ideal opportunity for you to explore what the VGSO has to offer and gain practical legal experience. By participating in a Seasonal Clerkship Program you will acquire insight into a career in government law, meet our people, experience our collegiate and professional culture and understand the variety of work completed at the VGSO.

Indigenous traineeship program

In a partnership with Tarwirri, the Indigenous Law Students and Lawyers Association of Victoria, the VGSO is offering Indigenous Law graduates at least one Traineeship position every two years. 

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Legal support at the VGSO

Our Legal Support staff are valued and essential members of the team who play a vital role in delivering service excellence to our clients.

Benefits & entitlements

Staff are offered a range of entitlements and benefits. These include:

Who to contact

Contact the People and Culture team for information on Current Opportunities, our application process and Traineeship and Clerkship Programs.