- Job posted on: 8th Jan 2024
- Applications close:
Since 1996, Top End Women’s Legal Service (TEWLS) has been dedicated to advancing women’s rights by providing free legal services for women and non-binary people experiencing disadvantage in the Top End of the Northern Territory (primarily, the greater Darwin region). Through an integrated, holistic, trauma informed and culturally secure approach, they support their clients with intersectional vulnerabilities in the areas of family, migration and civil law with specific expertise in respect to domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV).
TEWLS are committed to driving cultural change and advocating solutions to redress power imbalances and address violence and gender inequality.
You will be responsible for providing legal assistance to clients in key practice areas law including family law and family violence, civil and migration law. Specifically you will:
You are a lawyer who is committed to advancing and promoting the interests of women with relevant experience working in the legal assistance sector or in a law firm. You have a naturally empathetic style and can communicate information in a sensitive manner when dealing with diverse clients with complex vulnerabilities including women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally and linguistically diverse and migrant backgrounds.
If you are passionate and committed to helping women experiencing disadvantage and share in the vision in which women are entitled to legal and social justice, then apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter. Alternatively, call Emma Naglieri on 0421 720 596 for a confidential discussion.