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Senior Lawyer

Central Desert Native Title Services Limited

Central Desert Native Title Services Ltd (Central Desert) is committed to achieving the best native title outcomes for the Traditional Owners of the Central Desert region of Western Australia. We assist our clients to use their traditional lands to fulfil their highest social, cultural and economic aspirations.

We are seeking applications for the role of Senior Lawyer to join our team.

In this role, you will provide high level legal advice and representation to native title claimants and Prescribed Bodies Corporate in relation to general native title matters, heritage, mining matters, land tenure and acquisition, compensation claims and corporate governance matters. You will also assist the Principal Lawyer and provide mentorship and supervision to members within the legal team.

The successful person will have:

  • appropriate legal qualifications and a minimum of five years post admission experience;
  • experience in relating to and receiving instructions from Aboriginal people;
  • excellent written, inter-personal and facilitation skills;
  • high-level time management and organisational skills;
  • proven ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team;
  • proven ability to coach and mentor less senior team members;
  • an ability to travel to remote locations on a regular basis; and
  • a current manual drivers licence, preferably with 4WD experience.

Central Desert is a fast paced, value driven organisation doing rewarding and important work for its clients. If you are interested in working within the not-for-profit sector in a rewarding, fast paced, value driven organisation then this job could be for you.

In addition to a rewarding and dynamic position, Central Desert can offer benefits such as:

  • a flexible and supportive work environment, with working from home options available;
  • generous salary packaging options;
  • long service leave available, pro rata after five years of continuous service;
  • paid office-wide shutdown between Christmas and New Years in addition to existing leave entitlements;
  • paid parental leave available after 12 months of service;
  • free onsite parking, as well as being in close proximity to public transport; and
  • supported and endorsed social events.

FOR A DETAILED DUTY STATEMENT OR FOR FURTHER INFORMATION please contact Rachel on rachel@eliasrecruitment.com  using the subject line: Senior Lawyer enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0439936199 using the subject line: Senior Lawyer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply. We are seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the needs of our clients and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. This is authorised under Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

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