About the role
This position provides the opportunity for rewarding and constructive engagement on both professional and community levels.
We are searching for a senior solicitor with a commitment to social justice, strong leadership skills and a demonstrated breadth of legal experience supplemented with in depth experience in all aspects of Family Law, Family Dispute Resolution and Domestic Violence Law
As Assistant Principal Solicitor you will have the skills and experience to professionally supervise and manage a legal practice as well as work in the practice. Proficiency and experience in Employment Law and/or Criminal Law will also be highly valued. Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills will be required to manage and develop our legal practice and to work with clients and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds. You must be eligible for a NSW Practising Certificate to practice as a principal of a law practice and be able to use your own vehicle for work when required.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the organisation
South West Sydney Legal Centre is a not for profit organisation established in 1986 delivering free legal services in South West Sydney to those disadvantaged by social and economic circumstances. The Centre also provides legal, support and case management services to women and children who have experienced family and domestic violence. We are known for our proactive and energetic approach to service delivery and community engagement initiatives.
How to apply for this role
- Visit our website swslc.org.au and click on the “Contact/Work with us” tab at the top of the landing page for a copy of the position description.
- Send your covering letter, resume and a document detailing how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please address the selection criteria in full. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.
Please quote in application: Assistant Principal Solicitor – Family Law & Domestic Violence via Pro Bono Australia.