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Family Violence Lawyer - Ballarat

Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service

Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service (BGCLS) is offering a rewarding opportunity for full time (38 hours) Family Violence Lawyer to provide services in Ballarat.

As a Family Violence Lawyer, you will provide high quality advice, casework, community legal education and court representation to clients in the Ballarat region and Family Violence Intervention Order Duty Lawyer Service at Ballarat Magistrates' Court.

This role will be guided by the newly developed Practice Model for the Specialist Family Violence Courts in Victoria. You will be required to provide wholistic legal services to clients impacted by family violence, including both respondents and affected family members. Practice areas in addition to Family Violence include, but are not limited to, tenancy, debt, family law, criminal law, fines, and VOCAT.

This role will work collaboratively with a range of key stakeholders including court staff, police prosecutors, Victoria Legal Aid duty lawyers, private practitioners and support services.

If you believe you have the passion and knowledge to be successful in this position, a Position Description can be obtained below or from our website at: bgcls.org.au/careers

Applicants must complete the Candidate Application Form to be considered. All applications should be sent in PDF format to Lisa Buckland, Executive Officer via email recruitment@bgcls.org.au, using the subject line: Family Violence Lawyer - Ballarat enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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