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Paralegal Intake - DCLS

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. We work to promote awareness, understanding and we advocate and collaborate for change that promotes fairness and justice. In all we do, we work to empower our diverse communities to access to services and support.

NT SCHCADS Grade 4.1 – 4.4 depending on skills and experience. DCLS pays above award wages and salary packaging is available. Superannuation per legislation, 6 week’s annual leave (or pro-rata), generous conditions as per DCLS Enterprise Agreement.

Paralegal client intake focuses on triaging client appointment requests for initial DCLS legal assistance by phone and in person. This involves applying excellent interpersonal skills and learning and applying legal and related referral skills.

Secondly, the role contributes as a paralegal under legal professional supervision in the legal practice, consisting of the General Legal Service and the Tenancy Advice Service and relating to the Seniors and Disability Rights Service.

The role requires willingness to learn and work with legal service and legal practice routines. The role is ideal for a person studying law or legal studies, who is interested in increasing legal knowledge and skills to help prepare for a career in law, especially in a supportive and striving community legal service context.

View the position description here

Closing date: 30 October 2022

Last modified: 19/09/2022 2:50 PM

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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