- Full Time
- Legal and Human Rights, Womens Organisations and Services
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 15 Nov 2019
- Applications close: 29 Nov 2019 (expired)
This is an opportunity for a senior solicitor to join our team in the role of Assistant Principal Solicitor.
The Assistant Principal Solicitor will be expected to take a leadership role in the organisation, supervising legal staff and managing rosters, partnerships and strategic direction. The Assistant Principal Solicitor is expected to act up as Principal Solicitor whenever the Principal Solicitor is on leave.
The position also involves legal advice, casework, community legal education, law reform and advocacy for women.
We advise and represent women in a range of practice areas including discrimination, family law, domestic violence, sexual assault and victims compensation.
The position is based in our Sydney office and requires attendance at outreach locations, courts and prisons.
WLS considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
Salary range: $106,206 – $117,981 pa.
We offer flexible working conditions and fringe benefits.
A position description is attached.