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Springvale Monash Legal Service

About the Role

The Junior Lawyer will provide clients with information, advice and legal assistance primarily with their family violence issues. This is opportunity for a graduate or junior lawyer to learn, develop and gain hands-on experience working with clients who present with family violence legal problems, however SMLS employs an approach to build skills in multiple practice areas. SMLS is a well-established and highly regarded service, and this role will suit someone who has an interest in family violence and a strong desire to work within the community legal sector.

About You

You will be a graduate or junior lawyer who would like to broaden their skills and knowledge in family violence. You will possess excellent communication and time management skills with a drive for positive outcome for clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide legal information, advice, representation and casework services to clients
  • Provide assistance to clients at outreach locations as required
  • Refer clients to other relevant services and community resources where appropriate
  • Maintain appropriate file management system
  • Build and retain important relationships with SMLS staff, students, volunteers, and other stakeholders
  • Ensure SMLS complies with its obligations under the Uniform Legal Profession Act

Benefits of the position:

  • This position is a fixed term (12months), full time position (38 hours per week)
  • SCHCADS Award – relevant to experience
  • Up to $16,000 per annum can be salary packaged.
  • 9.5% superannuation

Specific enquiries regarding the position can be directed to Ms Kristen Wallwork, Executive Director on 03 9545 7400.

How to apply

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