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Expressions of interest – employment as a solicitor

15 Apr 2024

Townsville Community Law Inc seeks expressions of interest in full-time employment as a solicitor on a 12-month temporary fixed-term basis.

The successful applicant will provide legal assistance services across several areas of law including family law, domestic and family violence, social security, coronial inquests,  consumer protection, insurance, elder abuse and financial exploitation, human rights, and general civil law.

This position is a full time (35 hour work week) fixed-term appointment for twelve (12) months.

How do I apply for this position?

Step 1

In order to apply for this position, download the attached duty statement from which contains all relevant position duties and responsibilities; mandatory qualifications; and desirable qualifications, experience and attributes. Please carefully read and consider the duty statement to ensure that you fully understand the position.

Step 2

Email an up-to-date curriculum vitae to Townsville Community Law’s Director Aaron Finn  (, and note in your cover email that you wish to express your interest in the advertised solicitor position. You do not have to respond to selection criteria at this stage.

Step 3

After the closing date, we will shortlist applicants for interview. Candidates who are shortlisted for interview can expect to be asked interview questions based on Duty Statement mandatory and desirable qualifications, position duties and responsibilities, and any other relevant matters mentioned in the Duty Statement.

Closing date

Applications close at 5pm Friday 3 May 2024 (Qld time).

Other notes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Townsville Community Law’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Recruitment and Retention policy and monitoring framework sets out our commitment to:

  • Fostering a culturally inclusive workplace where people feel welcomed and valued,
  • Promoting and enhancing cultural safety and respect,
  • Promoting permanent career opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers, including retention and career development.

If you have questions that are not answered in the Duty Statement, please email the Townsville Community Law Director Aaron Finn ( in the first instance.

It is not necessary or helpful to call to introduce yourself before applying for this position.

No recruitment company cold calls, please.

2024 April solicitor PD v1

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