University Solicitor (BB-48DFA)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk AU


3 year full time appointment (with potential to extend a further 2 years)

Senior contract with an attractive remuneration package on offer

Casuarina Campus

Utilise your legal experience to provide strategic advice to senior management at CDU.

We are a new world university. Like our namesake, Charles Darwin, we think differently. We innovate, embrace change, challenge conventions and look for better ways. We’re not about tradition or legacy, privilege or exclusivity. We care about people as individuals, and about our wider society. We’re about what we can give to the world, rather than what we take. We cannot build a new world without diversity of thought, so we bring together people with unique perspectives in an inclusive and supporting learning environment to help them connect, discover and grow. This is the CDU difference.

As University Solicitor you will provide quality and timely legal advice to the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and other members of senior management and key decision makers within the University.You will manage complex and sensitive litigation on behalf of CDU and provide advice on compliance with legal obligations, accountability and policy requirements to ensure the University is able to meet its legal obligations by effectively mitigating legal risks.

To be successful you require a degree in law with at least ten years post admission experience and a Northern Territory Practicing Certificate. You’ll have proven ability to provide strategic and legal advice across a range of specialised and complex legal and regulatory issues as well as experience in instructing or representing clients in courts or tribunals. Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will see you able to build and maintain relationships and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve optimum outcomes. 

To view the responsibilities of the role please click on the: Position Profile

All applications must be received online via the ‘apply’ button and should include a cover letter addressing the essential competencies contained within the position profile, and a detailed resume.

For a confidential discussion please contact Maria Mohr, Chief of Staff on 08 8946 6897or email

Charles Darwin University values inclusion and diversity in the workplace and aims to achieve a workforce that is representative of the community it serves.  We encourage applications from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Applications Close: Sunday 28th February 2021

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