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Solicitor - Family Law

Advertiser: MidlasMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
30 Sept 2020
Perth, Eastern Suburbs
$40 - $49.99 per hour
Work Type
Part Time
Legal, Family Law

About the business


Midlas is a non-for-profit community organisation based in Midland promoting resilience in our community through support, advocacy and education.  Our services include Financial Counselling, Tenancy Advocacy, Disability Advocacy, NDIS Appeals, Family Law Service, Disability Discrimination Law service and Emergency Relief.



About the role


This is a part time role, working with a multidisciplinary team in a busy Community legal Centre. 

Key responsibilities

  • Provide family law services to vulnerable community members
  • Provide advice on Family Law matters, including Property issues, Children's issues, and Divorce
  • Implementation of new Family Law service delivery project

More information, including Job Description is on our website


Benefits and perks


  • Flexible work hours
  • Negotiable days and times
  • Salary Packaging
  • Birthday leave
  • Christmas shut down
  • Amazing team  


Skills and experience


Essential Selection Criteria

  • Experienced Lawyer with a current Unrestricted Practising Certificate and at least 2 years' post-admission experience
  • Understanding of and current expertise in relevant areas of law and practice
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, including ability to manage competing demands, prioritise tasks and solve problems
  • Self-motivated and managing, able to work independently and proactively
  • Ability to identify broader and systemic issues arising from casework and to propose relevant responses, and
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, understanding of the community legal sector, and of the objectives and values of Midlas


The application form will include these questions:
  • How many years' experience do you have as a solicitor?
  • How many years' experience do you have in family law?
  • Do you hold a current Australian legal practising certificate?

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