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Current vacancies are listed below.

Applicants must address the selection criteria contained in the position description for each advertised vacancy and send applications to the specified address by the closing date.

Current Vacancies


Legal Officer 1
Criminal, Family and General Practices
Salary range: $64,741 - $83,772pa

Legal Aid ACT is seeking suitably qualified persons to fill lawyer vacancies in our Litigation Practice (Criminal and Family) and our General Practice. The successful applicants will be required to work in a team of lawyers and support staff. The role requires you to conduct an effective legal aid service providing high volume and intensive case management to disadvantaged and vulnerable clients.

Lawyers will undertake a range of work by providing information and advice, community legal education and client representation.

Further information is available from the attached position description or by contacting Louise Taylor, Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 6243 3466 or email louise.taylor@legalaidact.org.au

This recruitment process will be used to fill current vacancies and may also be used to create a list of suitable candidates to fill upcoming vacancies across the Commission. These are 12 month temporary contract positions with a possibility of extension.

Eligibility to hold a restricted Practicing Certificate in the ACT is required. Twelve months post admission experience is highly desirable.

Applications for this position should be forwarded to hr@legalaidact.org.au or the HR Manager, GPO Box 512, Canberra, ACT 2601. Applications are to be received by close of business Monday 5 March 2018.