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Senior Lawyer

Women's Legal Centre (ACT and Region) Inc

Senior Lawyer

Looking to be a leader in culturally safe legal services to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women?

Opportunity to design and deliver legal services which meet community need. A feminist workplace and culture. Leaders in trauma-informed lawyering in the ACT. Meaningful, varied, interesting, and complex legal work.

The Women’s Legal Centre ACT seeks a senior lawyer (4 years PAE+) to lead our specialist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women’s program – Mulleun Mura.

If you are looking to lead, collaborate, and use your legal skills to provide culturally appropriate and trauma informed service delivery to get real outcomes for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women, this position is for you.

Working hand in glove with a senior paralegal, our family law team, our social work team, you will have a mixed case load of children and property matters, including litigated family law matters and early intervention Care and Protection work. Our lawyers work collaboratively with our community partners to deliver accessible legal services to women, including providing services offsite.

The Mullen Mura Program Manager contributes to the management of the Centre and takes responsibility for the development and delivery of the Mullen Mura Program. You will also work closely with Community and the Head of Practice (Family Law) to develop the strategic direction of the Mulleun Mura Program.

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package, including generous PBI salary packaging options, flex-leave, and 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • Flexible work options, sustainable caseloads, and a supportive workplace dedicated to developing cultural safety, employee wellbeing and resilience.
  • Excellent training opportunities and investment in your professional development.
  • The opportunity to use your legal skills to address gender inequality and support women.
  • Opportunities to develop your leadership and management skills.

Senior Lawyers (4+ years PAE in family law) – $99-105K + super

Please see the position description here.

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