Respondent Early Assistance Legal Service Solicitor, Civil Law Practice – NT Legal Aid Commission – Darwin NT

Position: Respondent Early Assistance Legal Service Solicitor, Civil Law Practice
Organisation: NT Legal Aid Commission
Location: Darwin NT 
Closing date: 4:00pm Tuesday 05/07/22
How to apply: To be considered for the role, applicants are required to submit a current resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages). Applications must be submitted by email to [email protected]
Contact person: [email protected] About the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission: The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) is an independent statutory authority established under the Legal Aid Act 1990. Their 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 supervision of the Managing Solicitor (REALS), the Solicitor will primarily undertake duties in the REALS Services.

• Professional 2 (P2): $86,204- $103,377 plus Superannuation • 2 Year Contract About you: You are an experienced and dedicated solicitor who will provide a Duty Lawyer Service, for defendants to applications for a domestic violence order in the NT, at the Local Court in Darwin. Provide legal advice and support to assist clients of the service to engage with family law court processes safely and legal task assistance to clients to assist them to transition between, and manage across, the Commonwealth family law, NT family violence and NT child protection jurisdictions.