About the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission: The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NT Legal Aid) 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 Managing Solicitor of the Civil Law Practice, provide high quality legal advice and project management of the Indigenous Outreach Project. The position will require regular travel to remote communities including overnight stays.
About you: You will be an experienced and dedicated solicitor with a high-level initiative including the ability to plan, coordinate and deliver high quality legal information, education, advice, advocacy, and assistance to identified groups and members of the Northern Territory community. You will be self-motivated with an understanding of diverse cultures and NT community demographics and dynamics.
Employee benefits: NT Legal Aid offers attractive employment benefits such as 6 weeks annual leave and salary packaging options. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on meeting the legal needs of vulnerable people in the Northern Territory.