Solicitor, Police Accountability and Generalist Practice – Redfern Legal Centre – NSW

This position suits an enthusiastic and dynamic lawyer who enjoys working with people experiencing disadvantage and assisting to create systemic change.

The successful applicant will be eligible to hold an NSW practising certificate and have at least twelve months of experience advising clients and/or conducting casework in relation to police powers, criminal law or general civil law.

Experience in running test cases, organising campaigns and activities and/or conducting media work aimed at achieving systemic reform would be an advantage.

The position will be predominantly within the Police Accountability Practice (three days a week) with an optional additional day in the Generalist Practice which focuses on a range of generalist civil law areas, including advice and casework in discrimination, victims of crime applications and minor criminal law. The position will also provide initial advice and internal referrals to RLC’s main practice areas, including credit, debt and consumer law, employment law, tenancy and financial abuse.

Salary and benefits: $98 353 – $104 861 pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.

21-28 hours per week till June 2023

How to apply

Please send your application by email to and put the position title and your name in the email subject line. You should apply in writing for the position, addressing the selection criteria under separate headings.