Financial Rights Legal Centre
Call the National Debt Helpline
on 1800 007 007.

The organisation

Financial Rights Legal Centre Inc (Financial Rights) is a community based legal centre in Surry Hills specialising in helping consumers of financial services, particularly credit, banking, insurance and debt.

The role

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic solicitor for a 12 month contract. This is a full-time position, however part-time family-friendly arrangements will be considered. Experience preferred. Commitment to consumer rights essential. The position involves mostly giving telephone advice on the National Debt Helpline and Insurance Law Service advice line, but also includes some casework. Please see the position description for further details on the role.

What’s in it for you?

Our legal centre is a known and trusted voice for consumers in the financial services space. We are doing important frontline work advising consumers from across Australia about their rights and helping shape new laws in the aftermath of the Royal Commission. You will be an important part of this process and can help change many consumer lives for the better. The Centre offers a pleasant working environment along with a small, friendly and passionate team. We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and other diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

Email to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a resume and a covering letter describing how you meet the selection criteria.

The health and wellbeing of our employees is our top priority. We have developed a COVID-19 Policy to ensure our people are confident, safe and healthy whether they’re working in our office or from home.  The COVID-19 Policy is updated regularly taking into account the latest expert medical advice and Safe Work Australia guidelines. Whilst this role is based in Surry Hills, you will be required to work flexibly from the office and/or home as necessary.

Download the information pack here:

  1. Cover Letter Solicitor
  2. Financial Rights Purpose & Objectives
  3. Position Description Solicitor
  4. Selection Criteria Solicitor
  5. Salary Info Solicitor

If you have any questions, please call 02 9212 4216 or email

Applications close: Monday 17th August 2020