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Generalist and CLE Lawyer

Employer: Moonee Valley Legal Service
Work Type/s: Contract, Part Time
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights, Community Development
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 25 July, 2017.
Applications close: 15 August, 2017. (Expired)

Moonee Valley Legal Service (MVLS) is seeking 0.6FTE generalist and CLE lawyer for a fixed-term of 12 months.

MVLS is located in Ascot Vale and provides free legal assistance and education to people who live, work or study in the City of Moonee Valley. Our service is located within a vibrant community centre in the middle of a public housing estate, with a number of co-located services including maternal and child health nurses, settlement services, drug and alcohol counsellors and English language classes. 

This role will involve the provision of advice, casework and advocacy services to disadvantaged clients on a range of legal issues, including criminal and traffic matters, fine negotiations and revocation applications, motor vehicle accidents, civil and consumer disputes, social security and civil litigation, VOCAT and other relevant matters. It will also include the implementation of community development strategies for the service and the provision of community legal education sessions.  

Experience in generalist legal practice and eligibility to hold an unrestricted practising certificate are essential. Experience in the CLC sector is preferred.

Please see the position description below for more details.

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