Community Lawyer, Infringements

Full time – 12 months fixed term

Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc. is seeking  a Community Lawyer  to join our dynamic team providing high quality and timely legal services to vulnerable and disadvantaged clients with infringement matters.

The Community Lawyer, Infringements will work within the fines clinic team to provide information, advice, minor assistance, casework, referral services and representation as part of the Centre’s holistic service delivery practice.

You will need:

  • Possesses, or is eligible to possess, a current Practicing Certificate with two years post admission practice.
  • Highly developed advocacy skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to social justice principles, understanding of the legal assistance sector and a commitment to PCLC ‘s vision and values.
  • Experience in, or demonstrated capacity to undertake, direct legal service delivery, including provision of information, advice and referral services, negotiation and advocacy on behalf of clients, representation of clients in courts and other legal settings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of law and legal system, relevant legislation and procedures and relevant current issues relating to the Infringement System.

Please view job description Community Lawyer Infringements ConnectEast Project

For further information please contact Jackie Galloway on 9783 3600.

Applications in writing, addressing the key selection criteria to the CEO at pclc@pclc.org.au  by 5pm 6 October 2018.