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Join Our Team in Providing Comprehensive Free Legal Services to Residents of the Illawarra

Illawarra Legal Centre

Independent Community Legal Centre

Job opportunities to help the Illawarra community.

  • The Centre has a strong human rights and social justice focus.

    The Illawarra Legal Centre (ILC) is an independent community legal centre funded by Government to provide a comprehensive range of free legal services to residents of the Illawarra who experience social and economic disadvantage. 

    Please read below the current job opportunities and apply if applicable.

    • Financial Counsellor
Illawarra Legal Centre

Current Opportunities

Full time (35 hours per week)

Assistant Principal Solicitor

The role of the AP oversees the generalist legal team, financial counsellors and tenant advocates, working closely with the Principal Solicitor, Coordinator and Finance Manager. They will be a “nominated person” under the CLC Risk Management Guide with responsibility for supervising the legal practice in the short-term absence of the Principal Solicitor.

The role is responsible for checking advice, opened and closed files, and other necessary administrative tasks. The role is also responsible for building the skills and capacity of the solicitors within the team. This position also conducts case conferences, and individual supervision sessions, monitors prescribed workloads, professional standards, centre policy and ensures casework guidelines are observed. The AP provides community legal education and contributes to policy and law reform.

Applications Close 13th June 2024.

Applications should state the job role and be addressed to:

Phillip Dicalfas
Principal Solicitor
[email protected]

Applications must address the Selection criteria to be considered. The applicants that are successful will be notified of further steps including interview times and method via email.

Unfortunately, unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.