Peninsula Community Legal Centre Frankston Vic

The Peninsula Community Legal Centre is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that has been providing free legal services to communities in South East Melbourne since 1977. The centre helps people use the law to protect and promote their rights and provides free advice on most legal issues. Ongoing support is intended to support disadvantaged clients. In addition to its general services, the centre manages programs in family law, child support, intervention orders, tenant and consumer representation. Position: Community Family Law Lawyer Organization: Peninsula Community Legal Centre Location: Frankston, VIC Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021, 5:00 pm How to apply: Apply in writing and address key selection criteria to the CEO at [email protected]. Contact person: Jackie Galloway, [email protected], (03) 9783 3600 Brief Description: The Peninsula Community Legal Centre is seeking an experienced family lawyer to join our dynamic family law team providing legal services, including litigation and representation to clients who are victims of domestic violence throughout the Centre`s service area. The Peninsula Community Legal Centre provides free legal advice to people who live, work or study in the communities of Frankston, Casey, Cardinia, Glen Eira, Kingston and Mornington Peninsula. Our rental assistance and advocacy program supports clients in a larger service area. The centre helps people use the law to protect and promote their rights and provides free advice on most legal issues, including family law, domestic violence, fines, tenancies and home representation. Ongoing support is intended to support disadvantaged clients. The Centre carries out a range of activities in the areas of legal education, community engagement and legal reform, and is active in a number of community and sectoral networks. Free legal advice is available to people who live, work or study in the communities of Frankston, Casey, Cardinia, Glen Eira, Kingston and Mornington Peninsula. Disadvantaged people are given priority.

Headquarters, 441 Nepean Highway, Frankston 3199 View Map Specialized Programs; StreetLaw Coffee Van, Work and Development Permit (WDP) Scheme, Strengthening Legal Pathways for Women CALD, Family Law Service Delivery Daisy first became involved with PCLC after breaking up with her partner Josh following allegations of domestic violence. Josh claimed that Daisy fabricated the domestic violence as a result of a genetic neurological disease she had. Daisy denied the allegations and refused to be tested, even though a number of her relatives had died from the disease. Anika`s job has been impacted by COVID-19. She needed help with the rent reduction agreement she had with the real estate agent and with ongoing repairs. However, Annika`s agreement with the landlord included a rent deferral. This meant that at the end of the contract, Annika had to repay the difference between the reduced rent and the usual amount of rent. Peter is an intelligent and educated man whose drinking problems have undermined any chance of finding work in his chosen career. When Peter made his first presentation to the CCPC, he had a number of fines and criminal charges related to his drinking. At the time, Peter was homeless and living in his car. For more information and a job description, please visit the Peninsula Community Legal Centre pclc.org.au website. Ongoing support is available subject to policy.