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Legal Practitioner (Family) (357270)

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Job Information

Job Listing Date
21 May 2020
Location
Hobart
Salary
$88,630.00 to $107,763.00 pro rata, per annum
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Legal, Family Law

Legal Practitioner (Family) (357270)

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Period of Appointment

Until 30 June 2022.

Hours per fortnight

44.10 hours per fortnight - flexible options available. 

Duties

  • Provide duty lawyer services, including information, advice, drafting documents and representation of clients of the Family Advocacy and Support Service, in Family Law Court Registries and other locations.
  • Undertake routine and complex investigations, mediations, conferences and dispute resolutions.
  • Provide cross-over services in the Magistrates Court as and when required where clients are crossing legal service jurisdictions.
  • Provide information to stakeholders and promote the Family Advocacy and Support Service to clients and other stakeholder groups.
  • Establish and maintain effective referral relationships both in and out of the Family Advocacy and Support Service.
  • Support senior legal practitioners with research, preparation, drafting and other appropriate tasks.
  • Contribute to and comply with Commonwealth and State reporting obligations in relation to the delivery of the Family Advocacy and Support Service, including keeping and supplying proper records of all services delivered.
  • Perform such other professional work in the family law and child protection jurisdictions as required.

Essential Requirements

  • Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania.

Desirable Requirements

  • Significant knowledge and understanding of the Family Law Act as amended.
  • Appointment as or eligibility for appointment for the role of Separate Representative or Independent Children’s Lawyer.
  • Driver’s Licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

 Statement of Duties (357270) Legal Practitioner (Family) (May 2020).docx

 Statement of Duties (357270) Legal Practitioner (Family) (May 2020).pdf

 Information for Applicants (DOJ).doc

 Information for Applicants (DOJ).pdf

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the 'Apply Now' button.  You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to attach your cover letter, resume and selection criteria responses.  Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

For more information

Kristen Wyile
State Family Law Practice Manager
kristen.wylie@legalaid.tas.gov.au
(03) 6432 5065

Please note that this vacancy closes at 11:55pm on Monday 1 June 2020.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Period of Appointment

Until 30 June 2022.

Hours per fortnight

44.10 hours per fortnight - flexible options available. 

Duties

  • Provide duty lawyer services, including information, advice, drafting documents and representation of clients of the Family Advocacy and Support Service, in Family Law Court Registries and other locations.
  • Undertake routine and complex investigations, mediations, conferences and dispute resolutions.
  • Provide cross-over services in the Magistrates Court as and when required where clients are crossing legal service jurisdictions.
  • Provide information to stakeholders and promote the Family Advocacy and Support Service to clients and other stakeholder groups.
  • Establish and maintain effective referral relationships both in and out of the Family Advocacy and Support Service.
  • Support senior legal practitioners with research, preparation, drafting and other appropriate tasks.
  • Contribute to and comply with Commonwealth and State reporting obligations in relation to the delivery of the Family Advocacy and Support Service, including keeping and supplying proper records of all services delivered.
  • Perform such other professional work in the family law and child protection jurisdictions as required.

Essential Requirements

  • Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania.

Desirable Requirements

  • Significant knowledge and understanding of the Family Law Act as amended.
  • Appointment as or eligibility for appointment for the role of Separate Representative or Independent Children’s Lawyer.
  • Driver’s Licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

 Statement of Duties (357270) Legal Practitioner (Family) (May 2020).docx

 Statement of Duties (357270) Legal Practitioner (Family) (May 2020).pdf

 Information for Applicants (DOJ).doc

 Information for Applicants (DOJ).pdf

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the 'Apply Now' button.  You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to attach your cover letter, resume and selection criteria responses.  Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

For more information

Kristen Wyile
State Family Law Practice Manager
kristen.wylie@legalaid.tas.gov.au
(03) 6432 5065

Please note that this vacancy closes at 11:55pm on Monday 1 June 2020.

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