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Solicitor - Grade 2 - Lismore

Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited
  • Location – Lismore
  • Salary range: $76,471 (grossed up to $84,838) to $89,988 (grossed up to $98,930) – dependent on experience


The Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT Limited (ALS) is a public company limited by guarantee and registered charity. It is primarily funded by the Australian Government Attorney-General's department and managed by an Aboriginal Board and governed by the ALS Company. The Company consists of thirty Aboriginal people from NSW and ACT and Company members are elected for three-year terms and represent their community.

The ALS is one of the largest Aboriginal legal practices delivering legal services to Aboriginal people in Australia. With over 200 staff, we provide information and referral, legal advice and court representation in criminal law, family law and care and protection law to Aboriginal men, women and children in 24 offices across urban, regional and remote NSW and ACT.

The Role

This role is a temporary role for 12 months. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide high quality legal advice and representation to clients, primarily in criminal matters, in accordance with the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited's policies, procedures and guidelines.

To contribute to the implementation of the Aboriginal Legal Service's strategic plan to deliver high quality legal services to Aboriginal clients and assist them to resolve their legal problems.

Your Skills and Expertise

  • Legal qualifications and a NSW Practising Certificate (or be able to obtain one immediately);
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the Criminal Law, including practice and procedure;
  • Capacity and motivation to provide quality legal representation to Aboriginal people in rural and remote communities;
  • Proven capacity to provide a strong advocacy role in leading the District Court and Committal Practices, along with the LC/CC practice.

Job Benefits

  • PBI provides salary sacrificing benefits 
  • 4 weeks annual leave + leave loading 
  • Study and Special leave
  • Largest Criminal Law Practice  in NSW/ACT

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Solicitors to apply.

How to apply

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