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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. As a lawyer, you will represent the interests of legally aided clients in family law and related matters. The work is challenging and complex, but rewarding.

Job details

Job type Permanent Full-time,Permanent Part-time,Temporary Full-time,...
Occupational group Justice & Legal
Classification PO3
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/LAQ10/17
Closing date 24-Feb-2017
Job duration
Contact person Sarah D'Alton
Contact details 3247 0386

This process is to create a pool of suitable applicants for filling both full time and part time temporary and permanent positions within the next twelve months.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Represent clients, including preparing matters, instructing counsel and personally appearing as an advocate in family law and related matters.
  • As necessary, provide duty lawyer services and legal information and advice to clients and the public.
  • Support Legal Aid Queensland’s contributions to policy, procedure, law reform and legal service delivery initiatives.
  • Help maintain networks with relevant external stakeholders.

Further information

All applications should be made online. For further information, please refer to the Applicant Kit.


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