Crime Solicitor – Darwin Criminal Law Practice

Crime Solicitor – Darwin Criminal Law Practice

  • Professional 2 (P2): $86,204 – $103,377 plus Superannuation
  • 12 Months Contract
  • Darwin

About the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission:
The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) is an independent statutory authority established under the Legal Aid Act 1990. Our purpose is to ensure that people in the Northern Territory understand their legal rights and disadvantaged people have access to quality legal services, and to uphold a fair Northern Territory and national justice system.

About the role:
Under the supervision of the Darwin Practice Manager, provide high quality legal advice and representation to clients of NTLAC charged with criminal offences.

About you:
We are seeking a solicitor who can work within a busy criminal law practice and work cohesively and collaboratively as part of a team. You will be committed to delivering excellent service for clients and have a demonstrated knowledge of criminal law practice and procedures and experience in advising and representing clients in criminal law matters.

You will have high-level oral and written communication skills, the ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and clients with complex needs, including the use of interpreters to provide legal advice and representation.

Employee benefits:
NTLAC offer attractive employment benefits such as salary packaging. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on meeting the criminal law needs of vulnerable people in the Northern Territory.

How to apply:
To be considered for the role, applicants are required to submit a current resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages).

Applications must be submitted by email to by 4pm, Friday 12 August 2022.

Further Information:
A duty statement, including selection criteria can be obtained from here.

Further information on the role, please contact Human Resources on 08 8999 3000 or


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