Solicitor - Cairns Community Legal Centre

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Closing On: Friday, 20th September 2019
Category: Legal
Location: QLD
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

A Rewarding Opportunity

The Cairns Community Legal Centre is now seeking a full-time Solicitorto join their team.

Reporting to the Centre's Principal Solicitor, you will be responsible for undertaking high quality legal work that seeks to make a difference.

Some of your daily responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

Providing direct client services including legal advice, legal task assistance, ongoing casework and representation, duty lawyer services, information and referrals;
Identifying, developing, organising and delivering quality community education work, awareness raising, networking and promotional work; and
Addressing systemic issues, including through the provision of law reform work and social policy work.

As a member of the Centre's team, you will also share workloads with your colleagues, and be actively involved in promotional and other activities where required. In addition you may also be required to work closely with Senior Employees to assist with:

  • Induction, training and supervision of volunteers;
  • Maintenance of the Centre’s volunteer induction, training and other resources;
  • Maintenance and development of client, professional and other resources for use in the organisation; and
  • Service development and other work functions/activities aimed at the ongoing development of Centre services which seek to meet its corporate goals.

Applications from Solicitors with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply!

Please note: Applications will close at 5:00pm, Friday 20th September 2019

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