Senior Litigation Lawyer – Policing Family Violence, Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre – Melbourne

Position: Senior Litigation Lawyer – Policing Family Violence

Organisation: Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre

Location: Melbourne VIC

Closing date and time: The position has no closing date. Please apply as soon as possible. 

How to apply: Applications must include a current CV and address selection criteria 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9. Responses to key selection criteria are to be no more than two pages in length.

Contact person: Gregor Husper, Principal Solicitor, 03 9376 4355, [email protected]

This exciting position will drive strategic, public interest litigation for family violence survivors experiencing police duty failures and/or police accountability issues. They will provide advice, legal assistance and representation to family violence survivors experiencing police duty failures and/or police accountability issues, and will contribute to the overall strategic direction of the project. You will be a committed and experienced lawyer with a passion for systemic and survivor-centric advocacy and social change, supporting survivors in achieving police accountability. You will work closely with the Advocacy Coordinator and the whole Police Accountability Project team as a core part of the Policing Family Violence – Changing the Story Project.

This is a four-day (0.8EFT or 30 hour per week) part-time contract position. $95 978 (pro rata), plus the benefits of tax-free salary packaging and family friendly, flexitime, partial Work From Home and time in lieu arrangements. The position is a twelve-month contract with intention to extend for a second year.

The Centre offers Christmas and New Year shut-down leave, an Employee Assistance Program; learning and professional development opportunities; and a working environment that is supportive, friendly, collaborative and values driven. There is a strong commitment to social justice.