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I work for NSW | NSW Government

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Government >
Legal

Job Type:
Temp / Contract

Location:
Sydney
Australia

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Managing Advocate - Legal Officer Grade VI - Family Law Division - Central Sydney - Temporary up to 3 years

Job Reference: 119344478

 

 

ABOUT LEGAL AID NSW

 
Legal Aid NSW is the largest legal aid agency in Australia, comprising of a Central Sydney office and 25 regional offices in metropolitan and regional centres across NSW and a number of specialist services and advice clinics. Working at Legal Aid NSW provides the opportunity to support people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women and children, Indigenous people and people with mental illness who may experience difficulties when enforcing and defending their rights.


ABOUT THE ROLE

The Managing Advocate VI will:

• Manage the delivery of advocacy services for the family law division. 

• Provide advocacy services in a range of courts. 

• Contribute towards the law reform objectives of the Family Division. 

• Provide expert supervision, training and support to family law division staff across all areas of law.


ABOUT YOU


The successful applicant will: 

• Be an experienced family lawyer who has extensive experience in both the family law and care and protection jurisdictions;

• Have the capacity to appear in a range of courts in complex hearings without supervision;

• Be an experienced manager with strong interpersonal skills who can work co-operatively with staff across all levels and manage competing demands.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

• Admission or eligibility for admission as a legal practitioner in NSW 

• Ability to provide a valid Practising Certificate upon commencement 

• Willingness to undertake a Criminal Record Check and/or working with Children Check

• Hold Australian or NZ citizenship, Australian Permanent Resident or hold a valid working visa  

HOW TO APPLY


Applications MUST be submitted online through www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au to be considered. No late applications will be accepted.


Applicants should read the Role Description and consider the Focus Capabilities and Key Accountabilities when preparing their resume and cover letter.


Applicants are requested to attach:


• current resume / curriculum vitae (CV) (maximum 5 pages)


• cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the following two questions:

1. What past experience have you had working with and operating across different legal teams?

2. What previous experience have you had in conducting complex litigation including undertaking advocacy in the areas of family law and care and protection?


The selection process will include a range of comparative assessment techniques to assist in determining capability and suitability for the role.


This recruitment will be used to fill any current vacancies and may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future vacancies that may arise over the next 18 months.


OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION


Legal Aid NSW welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTI community, culturally diverse people and other diverse communities.

Legal Aid NSW provides dignified access to accommodate the diverse needs of our community.  We acknowledge and support the access needs of people with visible and invisible disabilities, as such all of our offices are accessible.

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to participate in the recruitment process, or you are looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, please contact our team via email, and advise your preferred method of communication: erecruitment@legalaid.nsw.gov.au.


FURTHER INFORMATION


• 1x Temporary Opportunity at Central Sydney up to 3 years (35HPW)
• Enquiries: Kylie Beckhouse on (02) 9219 5789 or Kylie.Beckhouse@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
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• Package up to $160K 

• Jobs Board Ref No. 00007E7S
• Closing Date: Sunday, 24 November 2019 (11:59pm)  

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