Position: Solicitor, Discrimination and Generalist (twelve-month fixed-term contract)
Organisation: Australian Centre for Disability Law
Location: Surry Hills NSW
Closing date and time: 5:00pm Monday 1/02/21
How to apply: See www.disabilitylaw.org.au/about/jobs/
Contact person: Mark Patrick, email@example.com
The role of the Solicitor is to provide legal services, including legal advice, intensive casework and community legal education in the area of disability discrimination and generalist areas of law to people with disability and their associates with legal problems associated with COVD-19. You will work with a project outreach manager to deliver these services.
This role will involve travel within the Sydney metropolitan area and to selected regional, remote and rural locations to identify key legal issues affecting people with disability. You will utilise other forms of communication to conduct workshops and outreach where travel is not appropriate.
The Solicitor will work within a team comprising of the Managing Principal Solicitor, four solicitors, outreach manager, administration manager and volunteers.
The applicant will be experienced in working in projects, including preparing reports, and delivering to tight deadlines.