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Youth Lawyer - Criminal Law Section

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency
  • Be a part of one of Australia’s most dynamic, diverse and challenging legal practices.

NAAJA provides legal aid for Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, with offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs.

We are considered to be a leading Australian legal service and have received both national and Northern Territory human rights awards for our work. We are committed to providing quality representation for our clients and bringing about long term change in the justice system. Our staff are motivated, dedicated and do work that matters.

NAAJA is seeking a Youth Lawyer to join our Darwin Criminal Law team. This is a 12 month contract.

Successful applicants will have a commitment to providing access to justice and a demonstrated empathy and sensitivity to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, history and culture.

The right candidate will have:

  • At least 2 years post-admission experience
  • Experience in criminal law
  • Excellent communication skills, including in cross-cultural settings

The position offers attractive employment benefits including:

  • Salary of CrimLO2.1 $75,617 per annum plus superannuation
  • Salary packaging options
  • 6 weeks annual leave per year with leave loading
  • Annual airfare

Duty Statement: 211018 DWN YOUTH LAWYER DS_BEC.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

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