Senior Solicitor | Goldfields Community Legal Centre

🌟Grass roots community law, driven by client needs

🌟NFP supporting the community for 20+ years

🌟$90,000 base salary + RDO + generous leave loading + small inclusive team

🌟Applications welcome from Junior Solicitors to fill additional roles

If you are seeking a lifestyle away from the City hustle and grind – experience the rewarding difference of regional living & community law.

The Goldfields Community Legal Centre (GCLC) is a NFP community legal service that has been supporting the Goldfields Esperance community since 1999. GCLC provide free advice, casework assistance, representation when needed, and community legal education on most matters relating to Civil or Family Law.

You will be actively contributing to, and supporting the team, in the development of community legal education, policy initiatives, law reform and advocacy activities.

As the successful candidate you will be supporting community members from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds in the areas of Family Law and Civil Law such as restraining orders, removal of licence disqualification application and criminal injuries compensation.

You should have exposure to Civil and Family Law and be able to effectively support and interact with our diverse community, including Aboriginal and CaLD clients, stakeholders such as community groups, other service providers and government agencies.

GCLC offers an outreach service encompassing the Goldfields Esperance region, to successfully deliver this program you should have an understanding of Aboriginal cultures and understand the impact of political, social and economic events and priorities on community outcomes.

What else will make you successful?

  • A genuine desire to assist disadvantaged individuals and families
  • Current unrestricted legal practicing certificate from the Legal Practice Board of WA, with at least 3 years post-admission experience
  • Broad generalist knowledge of Family & Civil Law
  • Excellent research, written and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to develop junior staff
  • C Class MDL
  • National Police Clearance and WWCC
  • Current Covid vaccination status

You can learn more about GCLC here

Living & working in Kalgoorlie Boulder

Where a 20 minute drive had you out of town and amongst nature. Weekends and R&R were just made for the Goldfields – they call us road trip country for a reason! Load up the 4WD, jump in the car and….. just go. 

Whether you enjoy being close to nature or maybe sipping a latte in the CBD is more your idea of heaven, Kalgoorlie has something for everyone.

You can learn more about living and working in Kalgoorlie Boulder here

Job Category: GCLC
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kalgoorlie

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