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Community Lawyer

Peninsula Community Legal Centre
  • 35 hrs (24 months fixed term)

An exciting opportunity exists for a Community Lawyer to join the Peninsula Community Legal Centre team providing high quality legal services to vulnerable and disadvantaged clients with infringement, driving offences and summary crime matters.

The Community Lawyer will provide information, advice, minor assistance, casework, court representation and referral services as part of the Centre’s holistic service delivery practice, primarily from our Cranbourne office.

You will need:

  • Possesses, or be eligible to possess, a current practicing certificate, with two years post admission practice.
  • Experience in, or demonstrated capacity to undertake direct legal service delivery, including provision of information, advice and referral services, negotiation and advocacy and court representation
  • Experience in court representation.
  • Highly developed advocacy skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to social justice principles, understanding of the legal assistance sector and commitment to PCLC’s vision and values.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

For further information please contact Jackie Galloway 9783 3600.

A position description is attached.

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