Position: Family Law Solicitor
Organisation: NT Legal Aid Commission
Location: Alice Springs NT
Closing date: 4:00pm Wednesday 18/05/22
How to apply: To be considered for the role, applicants are required to email a current resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) to [email protected]
Contact person: [email protected]
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 Darwin based Managing Solicitor of the Family Law Practice, the Family Law Solicitor provide 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 a minimum of 2 years’ post-admission experience in family law and child protection matters, including experience in the conduct of contested hearings and in dispute resolution processes. 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.