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Careers that matter

Legal Aid Queensland is one of the largest law firms in the state, attracting talented people who are passionate about helping disadvantaged Queenslanders. 

With over 700 staff in 14 offices across Queensland, we offer a diverse range of roles across family, civil, and criminal law – plus professional positions in HR, policy, governance, IT, finance, facilities, communications and more.

Work differently, make a difference

Legal Aid Queensland is different to other law firms. We swap billable hours for a 36.25 hour week. Late nights for flexible work arrangements. Salary negotiations for salary packaging.

We embrace diversity, flexibility, learning and continuous improvement to deliver quality legal services. The work is challenging but rewarding - and that is why staff wellbeing and work/life balance are a top priority for us.

By supporting our staff to be their best, we are building a workforce that can make a difference to those who need it most.

Benefits that matter

Diversity and inclusion

Enjoy an inclusive workplace that is committed to cultural safety, has an active First Nations employee network, an annual First Nations conference and access to culturally capable external providers.

Work/life balance

We offer a 36.25-hour full time work week, time in lieu and accrued time off options, flexible work hours, and work from home options.

Regional & remote incentives

Staff in our regional offices receive an extra annual leave, locality allowances, relocation assistance and paid travel for professional development.

Health and wellbeing

Staff are supported with free confidential counselling sessions for themselves and their immediate family, the fitness passport program, free flu and other vaccinations, corporate health insurance rates and more.

Leave entitlements

Staff have access to a wide variety of leave entitlements - generous family leave, an extra paid leave day over the Christmas closure period, domestic and family violence leave, option to purchase extra leave, study leave & career break options.

Professional development

Maintain your skills with in-house CPD events, annual conferences, mentoring and leadership programs, annual conferences for legal and support staff and access to the in-house research library.

Rewards and recognition

We celebrate our staff with annual awards including length of service awards, team awards, individual service awards and CEO awards plus corporate events throughout the year.

Financial benefits

Enjoy 17.5% annual leave loading, practising certificates costs reimbursed, novated leasing options, study assistance and generous salary packaging of up to $30,000 FBT which reduces your taxable income and increases your take home pay.

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