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Solicitor, Civil Section Darwin – 6 month contract

Be a part of one of Australia’s most dynamic, diverse and challenging legal practices.

NAAJA provides legal aid for Indigenous people in the Top End of the Northern Territory, with offices in Darwin and Katherine.

We are considered to be Australia’s pre-eminent Indigenous legal aid provider and in 2010 received the prestigious Law Award from the Australian Human Rights Commission for our work. We are committed to providing quality representation for our clients and bringing about long term change in the justice system through law reform and education.

Our staff are motivated, dedicated and do work that matters.   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Short term position in Darwin

NAAJA’s civil section has a short term vacancy in Darwin (currently 6 month contract).  We are seeking lawyers with initiative, common sense and a commitment to providing access to justice.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in civil law and an ability to provide high quality oral and written advice on a range of legal issues.

Lawyers in the civil section travel to remote communities throughout the Top End of the Northern Territory on a regular basis to conduct advice clinics.

Successful applicants will have a demonstrated empathy and sensitivity to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, history and culture.

A competitive salary package is offered, with fringe benefits. Enquiries about the position can be made to Pip Martin 08 8982 5161 or pip.martin@naaja.org.au.

Applications should address the selection criteria and should be accompanied by a CV and sent to recruitment@naaja.org.au by close of business on Monday 14th March 2016.

Basic Employment Conditions – Civil Solicitor 6 month cover

DS – Solicitor Civil Darwin