Principal Solicitor – Kimberley Community Legal Services – Kununurra WA

Kimberley Community Legal Service is looking for an experienced Principal Solicitor to join a multidisciplinary team in Kununurra. As a Principal Solicitor, you will be working closely with the Chief Executive Officer to manage the Legal Team (East Kimberley). No two days will look the same in this role, but on a typical day you might:

  • Coordinate the provision of legal information, advice, assistance, casework, and representation to clients across the Kimberley region
  • Manage KCLS’ legal staff, including performance reviews and professional development planning and delivery
  • Coordinate the involvement of solicitors in community legal education and provide training and support to staff in the provision of legal information
  • Participate in community networks and build/maintain relationships with referring agencies, key organisations, community leaders, and local people relevant to legal issues
  • Identify and develop opportunities for improving the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of legal services and community legal education
  • Undertake professional development activities to maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills required to fulfil the key responsibilities of the position.

How to apply

Submit your resume and cover letter addressing why you would be a great fit for the role. Don’t be afraid to really showcase your talent and/or potential. Please upload your application documents as a PDF. Shortlisting and interviews may commence, and appointments made before the closing date. Apply now via Talenting. KCLS values a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills, and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you need a hand with your application.