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Positions vacant

Be a part of one of Australia’s most dynamic, diverse and challenging legal practices. NAAJA provides legal aid for Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, with offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs.

NAAJA has an exciting Indigenous Throughcare Program which assists Aboriginal people leaving prison and youth detention through the provision of trauma informed and culturally aware pre and post release case management support.

NAAJA’s Criminal Law Team have the following vacancies:


  • Criminal Solicitor (At least 2 years’ post-admission experience)

Alice Springs

  • Senior Criminal Solicitor (At least 5 years’ post-admission experience)
  • Youth Client Service Officer (Identified Position)

Successful applicants will have a commitment to providing access to justice and a demonstrated empathy and sensitivity to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, history and culture.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

The positions offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging options, 6 weeks annual leave per year with leave loading, remote allowance and annual airfare.

Applications must be submitted by 4 July 2021.

Please note: applicants for this position must address the selection criteria in their written application, which should be sent to

Looking to practice family law differently?

No billable targets. A feminist workplace and culture. Leaders in trauma-informed lawyering in the ACT. Meaningful, varied, interesting, and complex legal work.

The Women’s Legal Centre ACT seeks a mid-tier lawyer (2years PAE+) and a senior lawyer (4 years PAE+) to join our family law team.

The family law team works alongside our social work and employment law teams 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.

No day is ever the same. Our family lawyers have a mixed case load of children and property matters, including litigated family law matters and early intervention Care and Protection work. Our lawyers work collaboratively with our community partners to deliver accessible legal services to women, including providing services offsite.

  • Mid-Tier Lawyers (2-4 years PAE in family law) – $84-95K +super. Please see the position description here.
  • Senior Lawyers (4+ years PAE in family law) – $99-105K +super. Please see the position description here

To apply, please send your CV and a 1-2 page cover letter addressing the position description to Applications close COB Monday 5 July 2021. Selection processes may include interview and other forms of assessment.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Claudia Maclean on (02) 6257 4377.



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