Senior Solicitor – Goldfields Community Legal Centre – Kalgoorlie WA

Position: Senior Solicitor
 
Organisation: Goldfields Community Legal Centre (GCLC)
 
Location: Kalgoorlie WA 
 
Closing date: 3:00pm Friday 14/10/22
 
How to apply: Please apply through Seek: https://www.seek.com.au/job/58468501
 
Contact person: Michael Montague, [email protected], 08 9021 1888

Benefits:

  • A fantastic work environment and flexible working arrangements in a small friendly team
  • Competitive salary with generous leave entitlements
  • Access to Salary Packaging
  • Professional Development Opportunities

Essential Criteria:

  • Current unrestricted legal practising certificate from the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia, with at least three years post-admission experience
  • Broad general knowledge and demonstrated experience across a variety of Civil and Family Law areas
  • Excellent legal research and interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact sensitively and effectively with many stakeholders, including Aboriginal and CaLD clients, community groups, and government and non-government agencies.
  • Demonstrated extensive ability to work under pressure and deliver efficient and practical advice, casework and referrals using adaptive problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to supervise and mentor junior legal staff
  • Actively contribute to the development of community legal education, policy initiatives, law reform, and advocacy activities
  • A socio-historical understanding of Aboriginal cultures and an understanding of issues facing Aboriginal people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to travel with a current C class driver’s license
  • National Police Clearance and Working with Children card
  • Evidence of up-to-date covid vaccination status