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Respondent Early Assistance Legal Service Solicitor - Civil Law Practice

NT Legal Aid Commission
  • Professional 2 (P2): $86,204 - $103,377 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 supervision of the Managing Solicitor (REALS), the Solicitor will primarily undertake duties in the REALS Services.

About you

You are an experienced and dedicated solicitor who will provide a Duty Lawyer Service, for defendants to applications for a domestic violence order in the NT, at the Local Court in Darwin. Provide legal advice and support to assist clients of the service to engage with family law court processes safely and legal task assistance to clients to assist them to transition between, and manage across, the Commonwealth family law, NT family violence and NT child protection jurisdictions.

Employee benefits

NTLAC offer attractive employment benefits such as 6 weeks annual leave and salary packaging options. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on meeting the legal needs of vulnerable people in the Northern Territory.

Further Information

A duty statement, including selection criteria can be obtained from www.legalaid.nt.gov.au.

Further information on the role, please contact Human Resources on 08 89993000 or recruitment@legalaid.nt.gov.au using the subject line: Respondent Early Assistance Legal Service Solicitor - Civil Law Practice enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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