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The Solicitor for the Northern Territory provides the NT Government with high quality, timely, whole-of-government legal services on strategic issues. It maintains excellence and integrity in the government's legal dealings by the provision of quality advice, representation and documentation to government Ministers, agencies and employees.

The primary objective of this position is to provide portfolio Ministers, the NT Government and its Authorities and Instrumentalities with high quality legal and policy advice.

The successful applicant will provide sound, legal and policy advice and participate in the development of legal policy, reform and current and emerging local and national policy initiatives. They will have extensive experience and knowledge in the practice of law in relevant fields and must be admitted as an Australian legal practitioner and eligible to obtain a local practising certificate. 

For further information please contact Jenni Daniel-Yee, Director Legal Policy, Department of the Attorney‑General and Justice on 08 8935 7767.

Quote vacancy number: 236293  Closing date: 21 May 2022   Applications should address the Selection Criteria

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The Commission is looking for a senior lawyer with a minimum of five years PQE and extensive criminal/inquiry/public law experience. This is an exciting opportunity for a senior lawyer to join Australia’s newest anti-corruption and integrity commission, and practice in the interesting, challenging and unique inquisitorial jurisdiction.

Note: This is a temporary position available for up to 12 months with the possibility extension and/or of permanency. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

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A career opportunity has arisen in ACT Corrective Services (ACTCS) for an experienced, highly motivated, career-oriented person to fill the role of Secretary to the Sentence Administration Board (Legal One), within Operational Support.

The successful applicant will provide secretariat support to the Sentence Administration Board (SAB), which is an independent Board hosted by ACTCS.

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The Women’s Legal Centre ACT is an innovative community legal centre providing crucial services to vulnerable women in Canberra across the spectrum of need, including legal information and referral, legal advice and representation and litigation.

The family law team works alongside our other practice areas to provide holistic legal services to the women of Canberra. We are experts in understanding the dynamics of domestic and family violence. We use the family law system to help clients achieve long-term safety outcomes and financial independence.

Please email your CV and a cover letter (maximum 1 page), addressing the following question: What do you think is the most rewarding and the most challenging aspect of being a family lawyer?

Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 22 June 2022. For more information please contact Sarah Milson-Mahy on (02) 6257 4377.

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Independent Children’s Lawyer

Annual Salary: $103,405 - $120,690pa, plus 15.4% employer superannuation.

Total Remuneration Package: $120,716 to $140,826 plus salary packaging benefits.

Applications close: 

Family Law Duty Service/Family Advocacy and Support Service

Annual Salary: $103,405 - $120,690pa, plus 15.4% employer superannuation.

Total Remuneration Package: $120,716 to $140,826 plus salary packaging benefits.

Applications close: 

Artisan Legal are seeking an experienced Conveyancing Clerk or Junior Conveyancing Lawyer. Familiarity with ACT conveyancing processes required. Experience with PEXA preferred. Remote or flexible working arrangements available.

To apply or if you have any questions please email

Team Balance are seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from amazing family lawyers to join our multi-award winning team. Applicants should have at least 2 years PAE (or at least 1 year with extensive paralegal experience).

Role(s) are anticipated to commence in mid to late July 2022 (negotiable). We would love to hear from you. Please send your EOI to as a short email or video message addressing the above! 

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Moray & Agnew is one of Australia’s leading specialist law firms with over 650 staff nationally. We are passionate about what we do and want you to be too. We value technical excellence and the ability to function independently or in a team. We offer a unique workplace culture and excellent opportunities to further your personal and professional development. 

We have an exciting opportunity in our Property team based in our Canberra office, for a lawyer with 5 plus years post admission experience. In addition to working with a diverse existing client base, this role involves leadership of a well established team and business development with a view to growing the practice. This is a busy practice with great opportunities to work with many clients within both ACT and NSW regions.

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We are looking for Senior Legal Officers to join the Security, Disputes and Operations Law Branch. The Branch’s responsibilities include providing specialist legal advice and support to enable the Department and Australian Border Force to manage legal risk in compliance, customs, security, intelligence, and enforcement activities, along with related strategic and policy initiatives.

If this sounds like you, apply now at:

Applications close: 11:59pm AEST on 29 June 2022

The Environmental Defenders Office is the largest and most impactful environmental law centre in the Australia Pacific. We are dedicated to protecting our climate, communities and shared environment by providing access to justice, running ground-breaking litigation, and leading law reform advocacy.

We are looking for an exceptional lawyer with a courageous vision for environmental advocacy and national environmental law reform – who is comfortable liaising with Government, parliament and a wide range of stakeholders. You will be the EDO’s key interface with the Commonwealth Government.

Applications close on midnight Friday, 1 July 2022 and are to be forwarded to with “Commonwealth Reform and Advocacy Specialist – Canberra” in the subject line.

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