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 type||Temporary Full-time|
|Occupational group||Justice & Legal|
|Workplace Location||Townsville region|
|Job ad reference||QLD/LAQ12/17|
|Contact person||Joanne Meade|
|Contact details||4613 7306|
Your responsabilites 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.
The position is temporary full-time from date of appointment to 30 June 2019. All applications should be made online. For further information please refer to the applicant kit.
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