Driving systemic change for police accountability
An experienced and committed solicitor is sought to help drive the political, cultural and systemic changes for human rights. The Police Accountability Solicitor – Principal, takes a lead role in strategic, public interest litigation and casework, and works towards clear human rights & police accountability outcomes.
This unique and high-impact position will be responsible for the growing police accountability legal practice, building and maintaining strong partnerships with pro-bono partners, barristers, legal and community agencies. Strong civil litigation experience and a passion for justice is required.
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 – with likelihood of continuation. $83,596 (pro rata) with generous conditions and salary packaging available.
The Position Description is available here (PDF)
Applications close 9.00am Tuesday 4th December 2018.