Solicitor – Criminal Law Practice – Pool Recruitment

Solicitor – Criminal Law Practice – Pool Recruitment

  • Professional 3 (P3) $108,699 – $121,738 plus Superannuation
  • Up to 12 Month Contract
  • Across the Northern Territory

This pool recruitment is for interested applicants for Solicitor positions in our Crime team across the Northern Territory as they become available.

About the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission:

The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (Legal Aid NT) 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 Managing Solicitor of the regional Practice, provide high quality legal advice and representation to clients of Legal Aid NT charged with criminal offences.

About you:

We have a dynamic team of solicitors in our NT criminal practice which is based in Darwin, Alice Springs, Katherine, and Tennant Creek. We are seeking interested applicants for positions in our Crime teams as they become available.

The successful applicants will be able to work within a busy criminal law practice and work cohesively and collaboratively as part of a team. The successful applicants 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.

Critical to your success is your high-level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and clients with complex needs.

Employee benefits:

Legal Aid NT offers attractive employment benefits such as 6 weeks annual leave and salary packaging options. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on meeting the legal needs of vulnerable people in the Northern Territory.

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume, a statement addressing the selection criteria (maximum 2 pages), and copies of your tertiary qualifications.

Applications must be submitted by email to Please indicate in your application your preferred location.

Further Information:

The duty statements, including selection criteria can be obtained from here (P3)

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

Legal Aid NT values diversity. We encourage people from all diversity groups to apply for vacancies and accommodate people with disability by making reasonable workplace adjustments.

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