Darwin Community Legal Service (DCLS)

Darwin Community Legal Service (DCLS) is a community-based organisation committed to legal and social justice and the protection of human rights in the Northern Territory. It consists of a General Legal Service, a Tenancy Advice Service, and a Senior and Disability Rights Service.

The Principal Solicitor is responsible for managing the Legal Practice of DCLS. The position oversees advice and casework, community legal education and developing a program of law reform that supports access to justice for our community. They will provide coordination, leadership and staff management of a small team of solicitors and legal risk management oversight for the whole of the service. The Principal Solicitor will play an active part in a multi-disciplinary team that provides a wrap-around service to clients.

This is a fixed term contract position for 2 years with an option to renew depending on funding. A generous salary package is available

A job description and selection criteria are available at the DCLS website on https://www.dcls.org.au/join-us/employment/or phone 08 8982 1111.

Applications must address the selection criteria and attach a current CV and be received by COB Monday 21 October 2019.

To apply for this job please visit www.dcls.org.au.