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Family Law Solicitor

NT Legal Aid Commission
  • Professional 3 / Senior Professional 1 (P3/SP1) $106,568 - $138,034 - plus Superannuation
  • 2 Year Contract
  • Darwin

About the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission:

The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) is an independent statutory authority established under the Legal Aid Act 1990. Our purpose is to ensure that people in the Northern Territory understand their legal rights and disadvantaged people have access to quality legal services, and to uphold a fair Northern Territory and national justice system.

About the role:

Under the direction of the Managing Solicitor of the Family Law Practice, provide and ensure the provision of high quality legal advice, legal task assistance and duty lawyer services to clients in the areas of family law, domestic violence matters, child support and child protection.

About you:

You are a committed and driven solicitor with experience in family law and child protection matters, including experience in the conduct of contested hearings and in dispute resolution processes. You will have demonstrated staff and practice management experience, including capacity to supervise and train professional staff.

You will have a demonstrated knowledge and awareness of the dynamics, impact and effect of family violence on families as well as knowledge and awareness of the issues impacting First Nations people and disadvantaged families in the NT, including knowledge of current legal issues and the provision of legal services in the NT.

Employee benefits:

NTLAC offer attractive employment benefits such as salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free). Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on meeting the needs of vulnerable people in the Northern Territory.

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A duty statement, including selection criteria is attached below.

Further information on the role, please contact Human Resources on 08 8999 3000 or recruitment@legalaid.nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Family Law Solicitor enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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