- Job posted on: 5th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
The role of the Senior Solicitor at Central Coast CLC is to support the Principal Solicitor by deputising in their absence in the provision of guidance to Central Coast CLC staff solicitors and all legal volunteers and in the management of the legal practice.
The Senior Solicitor will be a ‘nominated person’ under the CLC Risk Management Guide with responsibility for deputising for the Principal in their absence and for projects as delegated from time to time.
You will work as part of a team providing information/referral, community legal education, legal advice, casework, representation services to vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community. The role includes the provision of Duty Solicitor function at our outreach clinics located across the Central Coast region and attendance at community interagency meetings.
The Senior Solicitor provides legal services directly as well as directing and assisting staff solicitors and all legal volunteers in the provision of legal services.
We are looking for Substantial post admission experience in the law and legal processes in areas of work relevant to the work of Central Coast CLC (such as family law, victim’s compensation, apprehended violence orders, child protection, debt, discrimination, fines, consumer, neighbour disputes, government complaints, minor criminal, power of attorney and enduring guardianship) including managing complex cases.
Email Deborah Macmillan, Executive Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Senior Solicitor enquiry via EthicalJobs, to obtain a detail job description and selection criteria.
Should you wish to have a confidential discussion about this role please call 0423 029 467