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Family Lawyer


Brisbane

This is an outstanding opportunity for a legal professional to take on a position delivering high-quality family law services to vulnerable and disadvantaged Queenslanders. Legal Aid Queensland plays an important role in the state’s justice system, providing specialist services in child support, child protection, domestic violence, social work, dispute resolution and family law matters. We represent the interests of children in family law and child protection matters and aim to resolve family law disputes through family dispute resolution processes before they go to court.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Justice & Legal
Classification PO3
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/LAQ106/22
Closing date Ongoing
Job duration
Contact person Executive Support Officer- Family Law Service
Contact details eso.fls@legalaid.qld.gov.au
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As a lawyer, you will represent the interests of legally aided clients in family law, domestic and family violence, child protection and related matters. The work is challenging and complex and rewarding.

In this role you will:

  • Represent clients, including preparing matters, instructing counsel and personally appearing as an advocate in family law, domestic and family violence and related matters.
  • Provide duty lawyer services and legal information and advice to clients and the public.
  • Deliver outcomes through self-management and with supervision and guidance from senior legal practitioners as required.
  • Assist in the preparation of submissions to support Legal Aid Queensland's contributions to policy, procedure, law reform and legal service delivery initiatives.
  • Assist in maintaining networks with relevant external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to team planning and suggest improvements to work practices
  • Ensure all work complies with quality and case management standards and meet all other professional and corporate responsibilities.
  • Maintain a high standard of practice through governance and risk management.

 

  • Model the values of respect, quality and accountability.

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We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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Last updated
26 May 2021

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