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Job Opportunity – Legal Aid NL – Staff Solicitor

Legal Aid NL is currently seeking a staff solicitor for their Family and Child Office located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

The primary role of the Family and Child Office is to assist parents of children taken into care by the Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development, to respond to the concerns of Child Youth and Family Services and to work towards the reunification of the family where possible.

Duties will include carrying family files; involvement in early intervention, mediation and negotiation; conducting hearings and appeals within and outside the home office area; providing legal opinions; addressing legal problems which are unique and require initiative, creativity, research and self-direction; and, ensuring that legal services are provided in a timely, effective and efficient manner in order to provide the highest level of service to clients.

Interested applicants should apply via email to no later than 4:00pm on Friday October 29, 2021.

Legal Aid NL – Staff Solicitor Happy Valley-Goose Bay