The role

The Community Lawyer will provide legal assistance to clients in our key practice areas of family violence, child protection and family law, along with other areas relevant to disadvantaged communities, such as summary crime and general civil law practice.

The Community Lawyer will be required to attend at outreach court locations to provide advice, consultations and case work in various practice areas.

The incumbent will have the opportunity to provide their clients with wrap around legal service, working collaboratively with community services and partners. This role involves proactive networking and community engagement, and the opportunity to identify systemic issues and think strategically.

About you

You are a lawyer with a passion for human rights and providing legal assistance to clients in disadvantaged communities. A range of applications will be considered including newly admitted lawyers and those with more experience.

You are able to:

You will be joining an established and cohesive team that has a strong culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.

The Offer

ARC Justice is an inclusive employer. Members of the LGBTIQA+ community, CALD and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries can be directed to Julie O’Connor on 03 5831 0900 or via recruitment@arcjustice.org.au

Download the Position Description here.

To apply

Applications must be submitted via email and not through any third-party recruitment platform.

Please address applications to Ben Wu, People and Shared Services Manager, via email recruitment@arcjustice.org.au.

Applications must include:

Please note that applications that do not respond to the key selection criteria will not be considered for interview. 

Applications close at 9am Monday 6th February 2022, with interviews to take place the following week.