Redfern Legal Centre is seeking an enthusiastic Practical Legal Training Placement (minimum three days per week) to support the work of solicitors and advocates.
You will be supporting the work of the RLC Tenancy and Housing Team assisting vulnerable clients facing eviction and running cases that test laws protecting tenant rights. You will work closely with clients, taking instructions, giving advice (under supervision), liaising with government agencies and managing client files.
You will prepare matters for and attend hearings at the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal or other jurisdictions (with the possibility of representing clients). In addition, you will assist in the team’s policy and law reform work and develop an understanding of Tenancy Law, Social Housing Policies, Administrative Law and GIPA legislation.
Applicants must complete the online application form, ticking 'PLT Placement - Housing Law & Homelessness Prevention', and attaching the following documents:
All documents should be submitted in PDF format.
RLC welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disability.
Applications close 5pm, Monday 26 March. Applications must be submitted online. If you have queries about lodging your application, please email RLC's Communications and Volunteer Manager Finn O'Keefe at email@example.com.