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Principal Solicitor

Employer: Redfern Legal Centre
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 17 May, 2017.
Applications close: 12 June, 2017. (Expired)

As the oldest community legal centre in NSW, Redfern Legal Centre is a leader in the sector.

We work to redress inequalities in the legal system that adversely and disproportionately affect vulnerable people, both in the Redfern Community and State wide. The Centre pursues social change and law reform to reduce these inequalities.

An exciting opportunity exists to lead the legal practice of Redfern Legal Centre.

This position suits an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic lawyer who enjoys working with vulnerable clients and helping to address systemic issues. The person we are seeking has relevant experience in civil law, especially in matters relating to human rights and social justice, and is eligible for a current NSW unrestricted practising certificate.


Permanent, full time (35 hours per week, however 28 hours will also considered if requested by the successful applicant)

Salary and benefits

  • $93,596 – $103,424 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience. Superannuation and annual leave loading is paid in addition to this and salary packaging is available. In addition to being a flexible workplace, RLC offers a 35 hour working week, time in lieu options and 4 weeks annual leave on top of a Centre shut down for 2 weeks at Christmas.
  • As a Public Benevolent Institution, Redfern Legal Centre is able to offer staff generous salary packaging options. The tax savings for a staff member choosing to take full advantage of the salary packaging option mean that their take home salary may be increased by up to $6,000 per annum.

For the information package and selection criteria please see below, or click here to go to our website.

How to apply for this job

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