Solicitor - Central Australian Women's Legal Service - Alice Springs, NT - no close date

Central Australian Women's Legal Service is a Community Legal Service delivering a holistic, culturally safe, trauma informed intensive service model across the Alice Springs & Barkly regions.

CAWLS is currently recruiting for the position of Solicitor based in Alice Springs.

At CAWLS we aspire for a future where women and their children are safe, living with dignity and respect. Our purpose is to help women with their legal matters, providing legal assistance, community legal education, and specialised support services for those affected by domestic violence. We have four primary objectives:

  • To provide free and confidential legal assistance; 
  • To increase legal literacy and understanding through the provision of legal education;
  • To enable professionals to identify, support and refer victims of domestic violence to appropriate services;
  • To advocate for law and policy reform seeking changes beneficial to our clients.

This position is well suited to a practitioner with experience in family law, domestic and family violence issues, child protection and other relevant practise areas including discrimination, credit & debt, tenancy & employment and victims of crime applications.

The applicant will need to demonstrate an understanding of the cultural, social and economic issues facing women in the Northern Territory, particularly Central Australia and the Barkly regions.

A competitive salary is offered depending on experience and salary sacrificing is available.

Email to request a copy of the Job Description including the selection criteria.

Applications should include a covering letter, and address to the selection criteria, a detailed resume/CV and two referees. 

Submit applications to using the subject line 'Solicitor application'