Jobs at Justice Connect

19 September 2013
Work with us for a fairer and more just world

Some exciting opportunities have arisen to join one of Australia’s most successful public interest and pro bono law organisations. Justice Connect is a not-for-profit organisation which provides access to justice through pro bono legal services to people experiencing disadvantage and the community organisations that support them. We also address injustice through law reform, policy work and legal education. 

We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Manager and Principal Lawyer, Domestic Building Legal Advocacy Service

We seek a Manager and Principal Lawyer with 5 years post admission legal experience and practice experience in domestic building disputes.
 
Play a key leadership role in improving access to justice. Use your legal, strategic and program development skills to establish a new service. Join a dynamic and growing organisation. If you are dynamic, strategic, committed to access to justice and a highly accomplished domestic building practitioner, we would like to hear from you. This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional and committed team who share your vision of a fairer society.
 
Applications close 9am Thursday 23 March 2017
 
Position description, selection criteria and applications details are available in the recruitment pack.
 

Lawyer, Not-for-profit Law

The Not-for-profit Law team is seeking a passionate lawyer who will provide legal advice and information to not-for-profit organisations, oversee legal projects and manage relationships with key stakeholders, and facilitate pro bono referrals to Justice Connect member law firms. The role has opportunities for the delivery of legal education and training; developing legal information resources and involvement in policy and law reform activities.
 
If you are a lawyer with two or more years post-admission experience, have experience in areas of law relevant to not-for-profit community organisations, and are passionate about improving access to legal help for not-for-profit organisations, this is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, committed and highly-respected team. Position is based in Melbourne or Sydney.
 
Applications close 5:30pm Tuesday 28 March 2017
 
Position description, selection criteria and applications details are available in the recruitment pack.
 
 

Lawyer, Seniors Law

Seniors Law is Justice Connect’s specialist service for older clients with a legal issue associated with ageing, including clients experiencing or at risk of elder abuse.
 
We are currently seeking a Lawyer to play an active role in all aspects of the work of Seniors Law with a focus on being part of a Health Justice Partnership (HJP) at St Vincent’s hospital.
 
If you are enthusiastic, focussed and inquisitive and enjoy engaging with older clients, and have a minimum of two years post admission experience, we would like to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very committed team who share your vision of a fairer society.
 
Applications close 5.30pm Friday 31st March 2017
 
Position description, selection criteria and applications details are available in the recruitment pack.