The Attorney-General, Hon Kyam Maher MLC, is calling for expressions of interest for the role of Judicial Registrar in the Magistrates Court's civil jurisdiction.

Judicial Registrars are appointed by the Governor of South Australia on the recommendation of the Attorney-General, with concurrence of the Chief Magistrate.

About the role

Judicial Registrars apply their broad legal expertise in a range of civil proceedings in the Magistrates Court. They hear and determine those proceedings as assigned by the Chief Magistrate.

Appointment to the role will be subject to probity checks, including an extended police check and information on any spent convictions.

You must be admitted as a legal practitioner of at least 5 years standing with demonstrated experience in civil or criminal legal practice.

See the role description for more details (PDF, 167.3 KB).

While the salary and conditions of appointment will be determined by the Governor of South Australia, it is likely the salary will be $150,793, plus superannuation.

Submitting your expression of interest

Your expression of interest must include:

  • a covering letter of no more than 2 pages, providing a summary of your skills, abilities, knowledge and experience relevant to the role
  • a curriculum vitae.

Expressions of interest can be submitted via email using the button below to:

Office of the Chief Executive, Attorney-General's Department

Submit your application

Expressions of interest close 5pm, Friday 8 July 2022.


For queries, contact Dianne Flynn, Attorney-General's Department.

Phone: 7322 7998