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Principal Solicitor - Darwin Community Legal Service

Darwin Community Legal Service (DCLS) is a free, confidential multi-disciplinary, community legal service which provides legal help, support, and advocacy to help people ensure their rights. Some of our services are focused on Darwin or the Top End, and some are Territory wide. Our legal help and support teams, which consist of the General Legal Team, Tenancy Advice Service and Seniors Rights and Advocacy Service, are located together enabling integrated client support.

The Principal Solicitor is responsible for the DCLS legal practice including individual client work, community legal education, community empowerment and law reform. The legal practice consists of the GLS and TAS and the Principal Solicitor is responsible for relevant aspects relating to the SDRS in accordance with the Community Legal Centres Australia Risk Management Guide.The Principal Solicitor aims to ensure that the legal practice and DCLS operations delivers quality, accessible help.

This is a full time position with a negotiated salary of $120,000 plus super, with salary packaging options, 6 week's annual leave, including 17.5% leave loading. You'll also be entitled to 15 days personal leave. DCLS is an equal opportunity employer.

View the full employment advertisement here.

Applications for this position close 31st May 2022. To apply, please submit an application including resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria via apply now button, or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last modified: 04/05/2022 8:48 AM

Office details

Office: 3/6 Lindsay St. Darwin NT 0800
Post: GPO Box 2388 Darwin NT 0801
ABN: 62 208 314 893

Contact

Please note that the Society does not offer legal advice.

A list of lawyers can be found here.

Telephone: (08) 8981 5104
Email: lawsoc@lawsocietynt.asn.au

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