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Respondent Early Assistance Legal Service Solicitor - NTLAC

  • Professional 2 (P2): $86,204- $103,377 plus Superannuation

  • 2 Year Contract

  • Darwin

About the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission:
The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) is an independent statutory authority established under the Legal Aid Act 1990. Our purpose is to ensure that people in the Northern Territory understand their legal rights and disadvantaged people have access to quality legal services, and to uphold a fair Northern Territory and national justice system.

About the role:
Under the supervision of the Managing Solicitor (REALS), the Solicitor will primarily undertake duties in the REALS Services.

About you:
You are an experienced and dedicated solicitor who will provide a Duty Lawyer Service, for defendants to applications for a domestic violence order in the NT, at the Local Court in Darwin. Provide legal advice and support to assist clients of the service to engage with family law court processes safely and legal task assistance to clients to assist them to transition between, and manage across, the Commonwealth family law, NT family violence and NT child protection jurisdictions.

Employee benefits:
NTLAC offer attractive employment benefits such as 6 weeks annual leave and salary packaging options. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on meeting the legal needs of vulnerable people in the Northern Territory.

How to apply:
To be considered for the role, applicants are required to submit a current resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages).

Applications must be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 4pm, Monday 5 July 2022

Further Information:
A duty statement, including selection criteria can be obtained here or from

Further information on the role, please contact Human Resources on 08 89993000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last modified: 23/06/2022 9:46 AM

Office details

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


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Telephone: (08) 8981 5104