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Legal Director

St Kilda Legal Service

St Kilda Legal Service (SKLS) is a vibrant and flourishing community legal centre that is committed to social justice. For more than 40 years, SKLS has advocated for clients and for more equitable laws. SKLS is values driven and is made up of a small and passionate group of talented people.

About you

First and foremost, you’re someone who’s passionate about social justice, and you’re excited about the work SKLS does.

You’re also experienced: you’ve worked in the law for many years and played a leading or senior role in a legal practice.

You enjoy collaborating with others, working holistically, and creating social impact.

You’ve got the self-awareness, passion, nous, energy and attention to detail to be successful as a leader and influence others around you.

About the role

The Legal Director, primarily based in the heart of St Kilda, will lead (and grow) the legal practice. Working closely with the CEO, the Legal Director will collaborate and contribute to the wider organisational strategy to ensure best practice, accountability, and impact.

Other key aspects of the role include:

  • Leading a talented and committed team
  • Advocating for the legal rights of priority clients
  • Collaborating with key partners and stakeholders
  • Exploring new opportunities to enhance impact
  • Engaging with the SKLS leadership team.

A copy of the position description is attached. Contact Mel Dye for a confidential discussion on 0402486048.

SKLS is committed to building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal people, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people of all ages, and LGBTIQA+ people.

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