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Discrimination/ Human Rights PLT Placement

Redfern Legal Centre, NSW

Redfern Legal Centre is seeking enthusiastic part time (2 to 3 days per week) PLT Placements to support our CEO, who also specialises in discrimination and human rights law.

 

Position Description

Responsibilities include client intake, file review, general administration, research, legal drafting, drafting of policy submissions, interviewing clients, and follow up on client matters, under supervision of CEO.

 

Selection criteria

 

Essential

  1. Completion of law degree and eligibility to commence Practical Legal Training
  2. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to social justice
  3. Strong understanding of ethical practice issues affecting Community Legal Centres including confidentiality and conflict of interest
  4. Available two to three days per week commencing September 2013
  5. Good written and verbal communication skills
  6. Ability to work independently or as part of a small team

 

Desirable

  1. Knowledge of discrimination and human rights law
  2. Experience in drafting policy submissions

Applications close on Monday 9 September 2013. For more information or to apply, visit the Redfern Legal Centre website.

Redfern Legal Centre
NSW

Level: Current GDLP Workshop Students

Updated: 30 August 2013/ Responsible Officer:  Director, GDLP / Page Contact:  Program Coordinator, GDLP