Position vacant: Family Law Solicitor – Financial Abuse Service NSW

Redfern Legal Centre is seeking a full-time Solicitor on a fixed-term contract to work within the new Financial Abuse Service NSW. Applications are now closed.

Redfern Legal Centre works to redress inequalities in the legal system that adversely and disproportionately affect people experiencing vulnerability. The Centre pursues social change and law reform to reduce these inequalities.

The primary responsibility of the Family Law Solicitor is to provide legal advice and casework to victims of financial abuse in the area of family law, in particular property and finance disputes. The solicitor will also contribute to the community legal education, law reform and policy work of the service.  The solicitor may supervise, train, and mentor volunteers to provide this service.

Status: Full time (35 hours), contract 18 months

Salary: $86,894 - $94,915 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience. Superannuation and annual leave loading is paid in addition to this and salary packaging* is available. 

* As a Public Benevolent Institution, Redfern Legal Centre is able to offer staff generous salary packaging options. The tax savings for a staff member choosing to take full advantage of the salary packaging option mean that their take home salary may be increased by up to $6,000 per annum​​.


  • Salary packaging
  • Paid Christmas closure of 2 weeks (including public holidays) on top of 4 weeks annual leave
  • 35-hour working week
  • Time in lieu options
  • Flexible workplace

Redfern Legal Centre welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disability.

Applications close: 11.59pm on Monday 30 March 2020. Applications are now closed.

Applications that do not specifically address the selection criteria will not be considered.

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