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Townsville

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 Temporary Full-time
Occupational group Justice & Legal
Classification PO3
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/LAQ12/17
Closing date 24-Feb-2017
Job duration
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.

Further information

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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