Solicitor (General)
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  • locationPerth, WA
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time 30 April 2021
  • locationPerth, WA
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time
Job Description

Job DescriptionWe are seeking a suitably qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 4 years’ post admission experience to fill an existing vacancy at Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (NSCLC).  We seek to fill a current vacancy that exists in addition to establishing a pool of suitably qualified Solicitors for future vacancies.   Applications close: 2 weeks ·        Part-time position (0.8FTE) exists for a Solicitor (General) within the NSCLC service.·        Salary $84,249 pro-rata plus superannuation, salary sacrifice package and excellent employee conditions.About usNSCLC aims to provide clients with a service that is specific to their needs.  Our team of volunteers and workers are dedicated to ensuring we raise community awareness on legal information, advice and options.  We understand that legal and social matters can be complex and often require a combination of legal, social and financial support. Our TeamYou are a key part of the NSCLC team dedicated to serving clients from a range of vulnerable groups in the Western Australian community. One element of our entire NSCLC team has in common, is the belief in Social Justice – the right that all people should have equal access to wealth, health, well-being, justice and opportunity. RequirementsThe PositionThe primary purpose of this role is to provide legal case management, shuttle conferencing for respondents involved in family and domestic violence matters and duty lawyer services respondents. To undertake associated work supporting the functions of the general legal service, with experience in restraining orders and minor criminal law. Duties include -Working as the duty lawyer for the NSCLC respondent duty lawyer service at Joondalup Court, including support to clients in restraining order shuttle conferencing/mediationOffering legal advice & assistance to a range of community members within the service boundaries.Working collaboratively with partners and the community to demonstrate effective collective responses to matters affecting vulnerable community members.   The PersonThe person we are seeking will be a strong collaborator, able to build community networks in a professional setting and be passionate about working with vulnerable groups from culturally and linguistically diverse groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.      You will also have strong case management capability, including an ability to interview and assess clients’ problems, identify options, provide information and feedback, provide advice, make referrals and seek to evaluate outcomes.  You will have experience working with respondents and advising clients of their legal options, how to progress their case, and what to expect in court. You will be adept in appearing for clients in court, preparing court documents, negotiating on behalf of clients.  The person will hold a Bachelor of Laws degree (or recognised equivalent) and will be entitled to practice as a lawyer in Western Australia with a minimum of 4 years’ experience. Other requirements of the role can be found in the Job Description Form (JDF).BenefitsEmployee Benefits In addition to working as part of a passionate team working in a centre of excellence to support vulnerable people in the community, other benefits include:-        salary sacrificing up to $15,900 per annum-        support and opportunities for professional development-        family friendly and flexible working conditions-        additional leave entitlements-        the opportunity to be part of a larger community legal services team and organisation.  How to applyAs part of this recruitment process NSCLC wishes to establish a pool of candidates for future Solicitor vacancies.  Please acknowledge your interest to be considered as part of the recruitment pool within your application.  Please see JDF for more information including the Work-Related Requirements (Selection Criteria) by following the link to: .  To apply for the position please submit the following: 1. Resume2. Cover letter addressing the following subset of the Work-Related Requirements no longer than 2 pages.·       Demonstrated understanding and commitment to working on Justice and Social Justice issues within the community legal sector and/or related not for profit service providers.·       Demonstrated legal practice management experience with minimum 4 years post admission experience·       Demonstrated experience working with respondents in restraining orders and in minor criminal and/or family law matters·       Strong communication skills, including interpersonal, verbal and written, with demonstrated ability to negotiate and resolve disputes.·       Demonstrated commitment to working with vulnerable groups, such as women from culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.  Applications that do not address the above subset of Work-Related Requirements will not be considered. This position is being managed by Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre's recruitment partners, talenting.  Applications should be submitted via by 9 May 2021. For further information please contact Tara Roopra on 08 6244 3222 or 0452 660 461, or via email .RequirementsThe Position The primary purpose of this role is to provide legal case management, shuttle conferencing for respondents involved in family and domestic violence matters and duty lawyer services respondents. To undertake associated work supporting the functions of the general legal service, with experience in restraining orders and minor criminal law. Duties include - Working as the duty lawyer for the NSCLC respondent duty lawyer service at Joondalup Court, including support to clients in restraining order shuttle conferencing/mediation Offering legal advice & assistance to a range of community members within the service boundaries. Working collaboratively with partners and the community to demonstrate effective collective responses to matters affecting vulnerable community members. The Person The person we are seeking will be a strong collaborator, able to build community networks in a professional setting and be passionate about working with vulnerable groups from culturally and linguistically diverse groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds. You will also have strong case management capability, including an ability to interview and assess clients’ problems, identify options, provide information and feedback, provide advice, make referrals and seek to evaluate outcomes. You will have experience working with respondents and advising clients of their legal options, how to progress their case, and what to expect in court. You will be adept in appearing for clients in court, preparing court documents, negotiating on behalf of clients. The person will hold a Bachelor of Laws degree (or recognised equivalent) and will be entitled to practice as a lawyer in Western Australia with a minimum of 4 years’ experience. Other requirements of the role can be found in the Job Description Form (JDF).

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Solicitor (General)

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    Perth, WA, Any
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Job Description

Job DescriptionWe are seeking a suitably qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 4 years’ post admission experience to fill an existing vacancy at Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (NSCLC).  We seek to fill a current vacancy that exists in addition to establishing a pool of suitably qualified Solicitors for future vacancies.   Applications close: 2 weeks ·        Part-time position (0.8FTE) exists for a Solicitor (General) within the NSCLC service.·        Salary $84,249 pro-rata plus superannuation, salary sacrifice package and excellent employee conditions.About usNSCLC aims to provide clients with a service that is specific to their needs.  Our team of volunteers and workers are dedicated to ensuring we raise community awareness on legal information, advice and options.  We understand that legal and social matters can be complex and often require a combination of legal, social and financial support. Our TeamYou are a key part of the NSCLC team dedicated to serving clients from a range of vulnerable groups in the Western Australian community. One element of our entire NSCLC team has in common, is the belief in Social Justice – the right that all people should have equal access to wealth, health, well-being, justice and opportunity. RequirementsThe PositionThe primary purpose of this role is to provide legal case management, shuttle conferencing for respondents involved in family and domestic violence matters and duty lawyer services respondents. To undertake associated work supporting the functions of the general legal service, with experience in restraining orders and minor criminal law. Duties include -Working as the duty lawyer for the NSCLC respondent duty lawyer service at Joondalup Court, including support to clients in restraining order shuttle conferencing/mediationOffering legal advice & assistance to a range of community members within the service boundaries.Working collaboratively with partners and the community to demonstrate effective collective responses to matters affecting vulnerable community members.   The PersonThe person we are seeking will be a strong collaborator, able to build community networks in a professional setting and be passionate about working with vulnerable groups from culturally and linguistically diverse groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.      You will also have strong case management capability, including an ability to interview and assess clients’ problems, identify options, provide information and feedback, provide advice, make referrals and seek to evaluate outcomes.  You will have experience working with respondents and advising clients of their legal options, how to progress their case, and what to expect in court. You will be adept in appearing for clients in court, preparing court documents, negotiating on behalf of clients.  The person will hold a Bachelor of Laws degree (or recognised equivalent) and will be entitled to practice as a lawyer in Western Australia with a minimum of 4 years’ experience. Other requirements of the role can be found in the Job Description Form (JDF).BenefitsEmployee Benefits In addition to working as part of a passionate team working in a centre of excellence to support vulnerable people in the community, other benefits include:-        salary sacrificing up to $15,900 per annum-        support and opportunities for professional development-        family friendly and flexible working conditions-        additional leave entitlements-        the opportunity to be part of a larger community legal services team and organisation.  How to applyAs part of this recruitment process NSCLC wishes to establish a pool of candidates for future Solicitor vacancies.  Please acknowledge your interest to be considered as part of the recruitment pool within your application.  Please see JDF for more information including the Work-Related Requirements (Selection Criteria) by following the link to: .  To apply for the position please submit the following: 1. Resume2. Cover letter addressing the following subset of the Work-Related Requirements no longer than 2 pages.·       Demonstrated understanding and commitment to working on Justice and Social Justice issues within the community legal sector and/or related not for profit service providers.·       Demonstrated legal practice management experience with minimum 4 years post admission experience·       Demonstrated experience working with respondents in restraining orders and in minor criminal and/or family law matters·       Strong communication skills, including interpersonal, verbal and written, with demonstrated ability to negotiate and resolve disputes.·       Demonstrated commitment to working with vulnerable groups, such as women from culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.  Applications that do not address the above subset of Work-Related Requirements will not be considered. This position is being managed by Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre's recruitment partners, talenting.  Applications should be submitted via by 9 May 2021. For further information please contact Tara Roopra on 08 6244 3222 or 0452 660 461, or via email .RequirementsThe Position The primary purpose of this role is to provide legal case management, shuttle conferencing for respondents involved in family and domestic violence matters and duty lawyer services respondents. To undertake associated work supporting the functions of the general legal service, with experience in restraining orders and minor criminal law. Duties include - Working as the duty lawyer for the NSCLC respondent duty lawyer service at Joondalup Court, including support to clients in restraining order shuttle conferencing/mediation Offering legal advice & assistance to a range of community members within the service boundaries. Working collaboratively with partners and the community to demonstrate effective collective responses to matters affecting vulnerable community members. The Person The person we are seeking will be a strong collaborator, able to build community networks in a professional setting and be passionate about working with vulnerable groups from culturally and linguistically diverse groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds. You will also have strong case management capability, including an ability to interview and assess clients’ problems, identify options, provide information and feedback, provide advice, make referrals and seek to evaluate outcomes. You will have experience working with respondents and advising clients of their legal options, how to progress their case, and what to expect in court. You will be adept in appearing for clients in court, preparing court documents, negotiating on behalf of clients. The person will hold a Bachelor of Laws degree (or recognised equivalent) and will be entitled to practice as a lawyer in Western Australia with a minimum of 4 years’ experience. Other requirements of the role can be found in the Job Description Form (JDF).


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