Civil Lawyer – Central Australian Women’s Legal Service – Tennant Creek NT

CAWLS is seeking a self-motivated candidate with demonstrated legal practice experience and a strong work ethic to provide high-quality legal advice and representation within CAWLS areas of practice. Candidates will be passionate about improving access to justice for women.

CAWLS Service delivery includes

  • Family law, divorce, property, children
  • Domestic and family violence
  • Child Protection
  • Discrimination
  • Credit and debt
  • Tenancy
  • Employment, including workplace sexual harassment
  • Victims of Crime applications
  • Other civil law matters

As a Lawyer with CAWLS, you will be working in a small but busy and tight-knit team. Under the direction of the Senior Management Team, you will be engaged in legal advice, casework, outreach clinics, information and referrals, community engagement, community legal education and law reform. Excellent ongoing training and on the job support will be provided and interstate relocation assistance may be provided.

How to apply

The application should include a cover letter to address the selection criteria, a detailed resume/CV and two referees. Submit your application via email to The successful candidate must have a current NT Driver’s License, NT Ochre Card and criminal history check (or the ability to obtain them).