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Generalist Lawyer

Uniting Communities

Join our Legal Services Team as a Generalist Lawyer and make a difference by providing expert legal advice, representation, and advocacy to clients accessing our Law Centre for assistance. You'll manage a diverse caseload, representing clients in courts and tribunals, and contributing to various areas of legal practice. Your expertise in criminal law, civil law, social and family law is desirable.


  • Offer accurate and specialised legal advice, representation, and advocacy to clients seeking assistance.
  • Conduct court representations, manage court files, and engage in litigation as required.
  • Supervise restricted and other Lawyers within the Law Centre and assist with student and volunteer inquiries.
  • Contribute to law reform issues and community legal education, developing resources and outreach programs.
  • Participate in policy and program review and development, ensuring adherence to ethical and high-quality service standards.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Law. admitted in the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia.
  • An unrestricted practicing certificate (Category C).
  • Proven experience in various areas of law, supervision, and working with diverse client groups, including disadvantaged and CALD communities.

We are seeking an individual with a strong legal background, exceptional knowledge of legal systems and processes, and a demonstrated ability to handle complex litigation and diverse clientele. Join our team in making a significant impact within our community.

About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services. 

About the Benefits

  • In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 per year pre tax and additionally a $2,650 Meals and Entertainment card. 
  • To see how this could potentially benefit your take home pay, visit our salary packaging provider - Access Pay
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Early Intervention Physio Program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

Check out our additional benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

Your Application

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Apply early; closing date subject to change.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

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