Principal Solicitor, Strategic Litigation – Public Interest Advocacy Centre – Sydney NSW

  • Lead a dynamic, high-functioning team of strategic litigators
  • Drive innovative legal responses to social justice issues
  • Full-time ongoing position, with part time hours considered

 

PIAC’s Strategic Litigation practice is its largest team. It undertakes strategic legal casework, specialising in test cases, and brings legal expertise to systemic policy and law reform issues. The team both leads and contributes to priority projects that advance social justice. Reporting to the CEO and managing the practice jointly with one other Principal Solicitor, you will contribute to the overall management and leadership of PIAC as a member of its executive team. You are eligible for an unrestricted practicing certificate in NSW with at least six years legal practice experience and ideally have worked with clients from a diverse range of backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for this position.

How to apply

Please send your application to jobs@piac.asn.au, including Principal Solicitor in the subject field. Applicants will be contacted with an update after the close date.