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Solicitor - Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre

The Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre (EECLC) are seeking a passionate and motivated solicitor to join a team of dedicated professionals. EECLC staff share a commitment to social justice, we respect diversity and we value the strengths and abilities of our communities with whom we work. We value collaboration, flexibility, integrity, respect and initiative.

We are seeking a permanent part time (26 hours per week) solicitor to work out of our office in Katoomba, but who will be providing regular outreach to Bathurst and other towns as required.

We are seeking a solicitor with at least 2 years post admission experience. As a generalist legal centre legal advice and casework will be required across a broad range of practice areas.

Key responsibilities

  • All aspects of legal service delivery including representation, advocacy, casework and advice
  • Manage your file load autonomously
  • Building and maintaining relationships with other legal and non-legal service providers
  • Participation in community legal education programs

People from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply. The position is graded at SCHADS grade 7, with above award conditions and salary packaging available.

The position description and selection criteria are attached here. Only applications addressing the selection criteria and including a resume with the names of 2 referees will be accepted. Selection criteria should be no longer than 2 pages and a resume no longer than 3 pages.

For enquiries about the position contact Managing Principal Solicitor, Arlia Fleming on 4704 0203 or arlia@eeclc.org.au.

Applications should be addressed to Arlia Fleming, and emailed to tina@eeclc.org.au

Please apply by 31 May 2019.

 

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Darug, Gundungurra and Wiradjuri nations. We pay respect to past, present and future Elders, extending this respect to all Aboriginal people. We respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of our regions. EECLC is is committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.