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Employment opportunities


Working for Legal Aid WA means making a real difference to the lives of legally disadvantaged people in our community. At the same time you will experience being part of a diverse, supportive and vibrant work environment that delivers excellent professional development opportunities to all staff. Legal Aid WA is committed to enhancing the mobility and multi skilling of its staff and solicitors are involved in delivering a range of services to clients.


Our staff of approximately 350 people includes over 130 lawyers. We have offices in Perth, Fremantle, Midland, Bunbury, Albany, Kalgoorlie, Geraldton, South Hedland, Kununurra and Christmas Island.


Legal Aid WA has excellent opportunities for dynamic individuals who thrive in a challenging work environment. While most positions are for lawyers and paralegals, we also employ a full range of administrative personnel and a limited number of graduate placements each year through our Graduate Program.


Legal Aid WA offers very attractive salary packaging and employment conditions.


Advertised vacancies

You will find details of vacant positions currently available and helpful information about how to apply for employment here. More...


Graduate program

We are looking for graduates with a strong and genuine desire to serve the community and have a commitment to the type of work Legal Aid WA does. More...


Country lawyers

A joint initiative that aims to improve access to lawyers in remote and regional WA by recruiting, developing and rotating practitioners throughout regional areas. More...


Voluntary intern placement (VIP) program

Legal Aid WA has replaced the Vacation Clerkship with the Voluntary Intern Placement Program. You can find details about the program and information about how to apply for a placement here. More...


InfoLine employment opportunities

The information here may be helpful if you are interested in working as an Information Officer on the InfoLine. More... 



Indigenous law student program

The aim of the program is to provide Indigenous law students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the work of Legal Aid WA and enhance longer term employment opportunities. More...


Last reviewed: 02/09/13
Last Modified: 02/09/2013


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