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Graduate Community Lawyer


Employer: Eastern Community Legal Centre
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time, Graduate
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 16 November, 2018.
Applications close: 02 December, 2018. (Expired)

  • Full time, 12 month fixed term contract from commencement
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging, leave loading and additional paid leave over Christmas/New Year
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Boronia Location

About Us

Eastern Community Legal Centre responds to the legal and related needs of the communities across Melbourne's east, with a focus on those most vulnerable. Professional and innovative services are delivered from three offices and numerous outreach locations.

About you

  • Social justice strikes a cord in you
  • You share community legal sector values
  • You are keen to learn and contribute
  • Clients are your priority
  • You hold or could hold a practising certificate in Victoria 

As a key member of Eastern Community Legal Centre’s Legal Team, the Graduate Community Lawyer will be supported to provide high quality legal services within a busy community practice with a particular focus on family law, family violence and generalist law. 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to add significant value to the legal practice and develop skills and expertise in community law, including through legal advice, casework, duty lawyering, community legal education and law reform.

The Graduate Community Lawyer will receive both formal supervision and support, and informal mentoring from legal colleagues.

The full position description is attached below.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.