Redfern Legal Centre Redfern NSW, Australia
Nov 23, 2018Part-time
Redfern Legal Centre is seeking a PLT student (2-3 days/wk) to work with the Police Powers Solicitor beginning mid-January 2019. Responsibilities include client intake, file review, general administration, research, legal drafting, interviewing clients, and follow up on client matters, under supervision of the Police Powers solicitor. Essential Selection Criteria 1. Completion of law degree and eligibility to commence Practical Legal Trainin 2. A good understanding of criminal law, especially the LEPRA Act 3. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to social justice a 4. Demonstrated experience in administration and/or customer service 5. Strong understanding of ethical practice issues affecting community legal centres, including confidentiality and conflict of interest 6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills 7. Ability to work independently and as part of a team 8. Demonstrated knowledge of issues affecting RLC’s client groups. To apply Applicants must complete the online application form , ticking the ‘PLT - Other’ checkbox, and uploading the following documents in PDF format. A cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role A current CV A signed confidentiality deed ( download from webpage ) Please address your application to Samantha Lee. If you have any queries, or if you need help lodging your online application, email RLC Communications and Volunteer Manager Finn O’Keefe at email@example.com . Applications close 10 December 2018.