Solicitor/Senior Solicitor, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice – Public Interest Advocacy Centre –  Sydney NSW

Position: Solicitor/Senior Solicitor, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice

Organisation: Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Location: Sydney NSW

Closing date: Friday 29 January 2021, 5:00pm 

How to apply: Please send your resume along with a covering letter and responses to the selection criteria attached

Contact person: Annie Barker, abarker@piac.asn.au

Help shape PIAC’s strategy for working with First Nations people.

We work closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and organisations, to protect and promote human rights, in areas including policing, youth justice, child protection and truth- telling. Our work reflects the priorities and goals identified by our clients and/or partner Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and representative bodies.

As a Senior Solicitor you will lead, or as a Solicitor play a central role in delivering, PIAC’s work to advance justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

• Solicitor or Senior Solicitor opportunity
• Identified position available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
• Permanent, full time or part time considered
• Sydney, CBD location, with remote work supported

This is a role for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Solicitor or Senior Solicitor with strong legal practical skills and the capacity to identify and develop innovative legal, policy and political strategies to address ATSI justice issues. You will have:

• Eligibility to apply for NSW Practising Certificate
• 3+ years post-admission legal practice experience

This position is intended as a special measure for the purposes of s 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and the subject of an exemption granted under s 126 of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).