Redfern Legal Centre

We provide free legal advice and casework, deliver community legal education and engage in law reform.

02 Feb, 2023
Part time Contract
Redfern Legal Centre Hybrid (Redfern NSW, Australia)
Exciting Opportunity with Redfern Legal Centre to volunteer for our Financial Abuse Service. Redfern Legal Centre is seeking an enthusiastic PLT student to volunteer 2 days per week within our Financial Abuse Service NSW. The role can be done as a combination of remote work and onsite work at Redfern Legal Centre. Training and initial supervision will ideally be provided in person. Responsibilities include file review, general administration, research, legal drafting, interviewing clients, drafting content for submissions, articles and e-bulletins, and follow-up on client matters, under supervision of the practice solicitor. Status : Tuesday and Thursday. Please state your preferred length of commitment (e.g. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 75 days in total). Combination of remote or on-site work. Vaccination : It is a requirement of employment at Redfern Legal Centre to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19. Redfern Legal Centre welcomes...
Expiration Date:
20 Feb, 2023
24 Jan, 2023
Part time
Redfern Legal Centre Redfern NSW, Australia
Details During their cadetship, students will work alongside Redfern Legal Centre solicitors, gaining practical legal experience and exposure to clients experiencing disadvantage. The program is generously supported by Kerry O’Brien and McCullough Robertson Lawyers. The cadet will be paid a stipend of $54.88 per hour to undertake 18 days of employment spread over a mutually agreed period. The successful candidate will work alongside Redfern Legal Centre solicitors across three areas of our legal practice. The cadet will gain practical experience working with clients experiencing disadvantage, and join RLC solicitors engaged in advising clients, undertaking casework and policy projects and delivering community legal education. The cadet will receive: practical training across a range of legal areas experience in aspects of practice management: client intake and issues identification, ‘triage’, and managing a client caseload and court diary skills development in...
Expiration Date:
23 Feb, 2023
23 Jan, 2023
Part time
Redfern Legal Centre Hybrid (Redfern NSW, Australia)
Redfern Legal Centre is seeking a part-time solicitor to work with RLC’s police powers and generalist practices What is the role?  This position suits an enthusiastic and dynamic lawyer who enjoys working with people experiencing disadvantage and assisting to create systemic change. The successful applicant will be eligible to hold an NSW practising certificate and have at least 12 months of experience advising clients and/or conducting casework in relation to police powers, criminal law or general civil law. Experience in running test cases, organising campaigns and activities and/or conducting media work aimed at achieving systemic reform would be an advantage.  The position will be predominantly within the Police Accountability Practice (3 days a week) with an optional additional day in the Generalist Practice which focuses on a range of generalist civil law areas, including advice and casework in discrimination, victims of crime...
Expiration Date:
19 Feb, 2023