Salvos Legal Humanitarian is an award-winning, social enterprise law firm owned by the Salvation Army. We provide free legal services to people who need them most, and have acted in over 18,000 pro-bono matters to date. Uniquely, we are fully funded by our commercial arm, Salvos Legal, which acts for NSW and Federal Government agencies, ASX 200 companies, SMEs, Not-For-Profits and individuals.
Our firm was was awarded Australian Law Firm of the Year (up to 100 lawyers) and Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year at the 2016 Australasian Law Awards. We were also recently named one of the 2016 Innovative Firms by Australasian Lawyer.
A volunteer placement with Salvos Legal Humanitarian offers you a unique opportunity to:
To secure this exciting opportunity you will need to be a junior solicitor with a genuine interest in humanitarian law, and a commitment to volunteering a minimum of 3 days/ week for 4 months. You will have strong communication and time-management skills, proven interpersonal skills including the ability to relate well to people from diverse backgrounds, and a desire to learn from more experienced practitioners while making an integral contribution to your team.
If you are an energetic and flexible young lawyer with a heart for social justice, then you may well be the right person to join this team.
To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter to:
Volunteer & Education Coordinator