Defending criminalised and racialised communities
We are seeking an experienced and committed solicitor to work toward the political, cultural and systemic changes for human rights. The Police Accountability Solicitor is a key part of our team undertaking criminal defense, police complaints, community education and advocacy towards clear human rights & police accountability outcomes.
This unique and exciting position will advocate assertively for victims of police misconduct through a strategic mix of civil, criminal and human rights mechanisms. The role will also supervise a team public interest law clinic students and volunteer paralegals.
We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and collaborative individual who is passionate about defending the rights of criminalised and racialised communities in Victoria.
The Police Accountability Project (PAP) is a Victorian state-wide, specialist and innovative legal project located within the Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre, taking the lead in police accountability law and strategies. We provide victim-centred remedies, strategic litigation, evidence based research, community support and policy and law reform.
This is a 4 day (.8 EFT) 12 month contract position. $83,596 (pro rata) with generous conditions and salary packaging and family friendly flextime arrangements available.
The Position Description is available here (PDF)
Applications close 9.00am Thursday 21st February 2019.