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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 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 from our website.

A position description is attached.

How to apply

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria to be considered. All applications should be sent in PDF format to Lisa Buckland, Manager via email recruitment@bgcls.org.au using the subject line: Family Violence Lawyer - Ballarat application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close Monday 8th June 2020 at 5.00pm.

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