Family Lawyers – North Queensland Women’s Legal Service (Townsville/Cairns)

Published on November 22, 2022

North Queensland Women’s Legal Service is a community-based legal service developed and operated by women for women. Since our inception in 1996, we have sought to enhance women’s access to justice and promote change within the justice system informed by women’s experiences.

As such, we now have an exciting opportunity for full-time Family Lawyers to join our team in Townsville or Cairns. There will be times when you will need to travel to conduct work within the community, such as outreach advice clinics, community legal education and other activities.


This role comes with an attractive remuneration plus salary sacrificing options to increase take-home pay. You will also have access to fantastic benefits, including:

  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Practising certificate costs
  • Three extra days exgratia between Christmas and New Year
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Time off in lieu

This is a highly rewarding opportunity for you to make a real difference in the lives of women and their children, impacted by family and domestic violence.


As our newest Family Law Solicitor, you will provide high-quality, trauma-informed legal services, primarily in family law and domestic violence, and other areas that are within our guidelines.

To learn about this rewarding new opportunity, click “Apply Now”!

Please note: you will be required to hold an open driver’s license and complete a criminal history check before beginning the role.

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