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Parramatta CBD location with 1 day per week work from homeImmediate start 6 months' initial contract with possible opportunities thereafter$70 - $90 per hour + super ($560 - $720 per day)Our State Government client is focused on delivering customer service, digital transformation and regulatory reform to more than 8 million people.

The role

Working within the Corporate Services/Legal Branch the Solicitor provides independent, professional legal advice and services in all aspects of government law including administrative law, litigation and /or prosecutions. The Solicitor has autonomy and makes decisions that are under their direct control as directed by their Executive – and is fully accountable for the delivery of work assignments on time and to expectations in terms of quality, deliverables and outcomes.

Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to: Provide clear, concise legal advice across a range of legislation administered by the Organisation ,including legislative... interpretation and review, the conduct of legislative projects, and administrative lawAnalyse and interpret legislation; draft documents including advice, submissions and other legal documentation, briefing notes and correspondencePrepare advice, briefing counsel where appropriate to ensure the to ensure the achievement of business objectivesIdentify and report on emerging and significant legal issues that may impact the business or present reputational risk to the business and provide appropriate solutions for resolution of those matters to proactively and timely minimise risk and maximise opportunity.Work with clients and other key stakeholders on a range of legislative projects and requests for advice to exchange information, complete tasks and meet deadlines providing advice that supports the organisationDevelop and provide guidance or training material to the business to facilitate capability uplift of lawyers and customersUndertake research, analysis, and projects to recommend and develop solutions to complex legal matters to inform decision making and improve stakeholder outcomes.Key challenges: Working in a dynamic environment of competing priorities and delivering practical, defensible, risk based legal services on a diverse range of specialist issuesMaintaining an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and case law while understanding and responding to diverse business needs and priorities including conveying legal concepts in clear and simple language to a range of stakeholdersIntegrating a large range of technical, evidentiary, operational and policy information in analysing legal implications of decisions and actionsEssential requirements Admission as a legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of NSWHolds a current unrestricted practising certificate To Apply:

To be eligible it is essential that applicants holdfull work rights and have the ability to obtain and maintain a national police check.

If you are interested in this role, please do APPLY NOW with your resume and cover letter in MS Word format or call Karen on 02 9200 3677 for more information.

Applicants new to DFP may be asked to provide additional information including work rights status via a survey link – if requested, we ask that you provide this information in order to expedite your application.

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