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Senior LawyerQueensland Government
Your responsibilities include: Act in the child's best interest as an independent children's lawyer and separate representative in complex family law and child protection matters. Prepare matters, instruct counsel and personally appear as an advocate in family law and child protection matters in the Family Court, Federal Magistrates Court, Children's Court and Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Help the principal lawyer mentor and guide staff within Family Law Services, Legal Aid Queensland lawyers statewide and also external legal practitioners, regarding independent children's lawyer practices and procedures.
As necessary, provide duty lawyer services and legal information and advice to clients and the public..