Legal Services Commission of South Australia - Whyalla
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Legal Services Commission of South Australia - Whyalla office
Ideal Candidate: Experience in self management and ability to conribute and cope in a busy practice environment.
Duration of LPE: Minimum of 20 days, otherwise flexible.
Intensity: Full time (5 days per week) preferred.
Start time: Negotiable but depends on the presence of the Principle Legal Officer who may be away on circuit to either Coober Pedy or the APY Lands.
About this Public Legal Assistance Service
The Legal Services Commission is the legal aid body for South Australia. Its principle office is in Adelaide with permanent offices at Whyalla and Port Augusta. The Legal Services Commission provides the following services:
Free legal advice in relation to civil, criminal and family law matters, including through the Legal Help Line, specialist advice in domestic violence, Centrelink and migration matters and at prisons by appointment.
Legal representation in civil, criminal and family matters.
Child Support Unit through the assistance for all child support and maintenance issues.
Family dispute resolution by mediating solutions to family law problems.
Community legal education through publications, information sessions, training courses and online resources.
Duty solicitor service to assist people appearing in court on a criminal charge and are unrepresented. Duty lawyers are also available at the Family Law Courts to provide advice and assistance to self represented litigants who are involved in or about to start court proceedings
Provision of the Law Handbook Online - a practical guide to the law in South Australia.
Regular circuits to the APY Lands and to Coober Pedy.
Outreach family lawyer located at Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement.
Address: 7/169 Nicolson Ave, Whyalla Norrie 5608
Phone: (08) 8648 2240
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