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Lawyer - Supervising - Legal 3 - General Practice

Legal Aid ACT
  • Family Law Duty Service/Family Advocacy and Support Service
  • Annual Salary: $103,405 - $120,690 plus 15.4% employer superannuation
  • Total Remuneration Package: $120,716 - $140,826 plus salary packaging benefits

With the introduction of the Lighthouse Project into the Canberra Registry, Legal Aid ACT is seeking a suitably qualified person to supervise the Family Law Duty Service and the Family Advocacy and Support Service in the Family Violence Team (FVT) of our General Practice. The FVT provides Family Law, Family Advocacy and Support Services and Family Violence and Personal Protection Services.

The General Practice is a diverse legal practice also providing the Older Persons Legal Service, Civil Litigation, Helpdesk and the Youth Law Centre. The successful applicant will be required to work in a team of lawyers and support staff. The role requires you to conduct an effective legal aid service providing high volume and intensive case management to disadvantaged and vulnerable clients. Lawyers undertake a range of work by providing information and advice, community legal education and client representation.

Further information is available from the attached position description or by contacting Amy Begley on 6243 3442 or at amy.begley@legalaidact.org.au or Derek Schild on 6243 3403 or at derek.schild@legalaidact.org.au using the subject line: Experienced Lawyer - Supervising - Legal 3 - General Practice enquiry via EthicalJobs.


Applicants should have at least 5 years PAE in family law. An interest in, and understanding of, family violence would be favourable. Eligibility to hold a restricted Practicing Certificate in the ACT is required.

Covid/Booster vaccination is currently a condition of employment.

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