• Location: Northern Suburbs, Moreton Bay
  • Type of Position: Legal
  • Subcategory: Generalists – In-house
  • Range: SCHCADS Award Level 5
  • Term: Fixed Term Contract – ending 30.6.2023

This position provides legal advice, legal information and perform legal tasks, with a focus on issues arising as a result of the 2022 Floods in SE QLD – including insurance law, consumer law, credit and debt, family law and domestic and family violence law.

This position engages with other community organisations and stakeholders, build relationships, educates and collaborates to support the recovery of people impacted by the floods.

About You

We are looking for a qualified and experienced solicitor to join our team, someone who:

  • understands and applies social justice principles in their work,
  • can immediately provide legal advice and information across a broad range of law including – insurance, consumer law, credit and debt, family law and domestic and family violence.
  • celebrates diversity and understands the needs, issues and sensibilities of vulnerable people, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and First Nations peoples.
  • can work autonomously and contribute to a small team.

You will hold an unsupervised QLS Practicing Certificate and have a minimum 5 years’ experience as a generalist Solicitor.

Accreditation as Domestic and Family Violence Duty Lawyer and/or Child Protection Duty Lawyer will be highly regarded.

A full copy of the position description is available on request from .

CONTACT Email:  if you have any questions in relation to this position, all enquiries are treated in strict confidence.

To apply for this position, email . You should include a cover letter introducing yourself and clearly identifying the position you are applying for, summarising your suitability for this role, and include responses to the Key Selection Criteria. A copy of your Resume should also be included with your application.

Please note that we will not be accepting applications via employment agencies.

We will be assessing applications as they are received and this position will remain open until filled.  We therefore recommend if you are interested in this role that you reach out for a confidential conversation or forward your application at your earliest convenience.