Our people

 

Our board

Community Legal Centres NSW is governed by talented and dedicated board members with experience across the community legal centre sector.

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Former Director, Immigration Advice and Rights Centre and former Principal Solicitor, Public Interest Law Clearing House (now Justice Connect).
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Robert is the Executive Officer of Macarthur Legal Centre. He also teaches law at the University of Notre Dame and UTS. Robert was a solicitor in private practice for 20 years before he started working at Macarthur.
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Kim is the Management Accountant at Women's Legal Service NSW.
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Daniel Turner has worked in Community Legal Centres for the past five years. In that time he has worked in various capacities including as a Solicitor and Legal Service Co-ordinator. He is currently a Solicitor at the Welfare Rights Centre in Sydney.
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Arlia has worked in the community legal centre sector since 2007 in various roles.
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Savi started at Justice Connect in 2012 and since 2013 has been the Manager of the Not-for-profit Law service. Savi regularly provides legal advice and training to not-for-profits on issues such as governance, structuring, and fundraising law.
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Deborah is Executive Officer at Central Coast Legal Centre. Originally from the UK, since moving to Australia she has worked across government and non-government agencies in the out of home care and homelessness sectors.
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Jilly is the Senior Associate Australian Pro Bono Manager at Ashurst. Jilly has a focus on developing strategic solutions to address unmet legal need and support community legal centres and not-for-profits with advocacy and reform.

Our staff

The current Community Legal Centres NSW staff team: 

  • Executive Director - Tim Leach
  • Financial Service Manager - Charlotte Maung
  • Senior Book-Keeper - Julie Robson
  • Advocacy & Communications Manager - Mark Riboldi
  • Aboriginal Legal Access Program Coordinator - Zachary Armytage
  • Capacity Building Coordinator - Laurel Draffen
  • Regional Accreditation Coordinator - Ingrid Rikkert
  • Senior Policy Officer - Emily Hamilton
  • Communications Officer - Darren Smith
  • Office Manager - Vijhai Utheyan
  • Administration Assistant - Imogen Brackin 
  • Financial Service Bookkeepers - Lucy Lee & Kath Cooke
  • Web & CRM Developer - Rafael Mazzoldi

To contact us, please email clcnsw@clcnsw.org.au or call 02 9212 7333.