Finding practical work experience while studying is one of the most difficult parts of studying a law degree. The NDSLS Jobs Board provides an easy place to find a variety of opportunities for your professional development.
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Allens is looking for talented students to join its Sydney Paralegal team, where students will:
- learn more about the work Allens does, and have the opportunity to work across a wide range
- of practice groups;
- meet and work closely with Allens; partners and lawyers;
- get practical experience working in one of Australia’s top commercial law firms; and
- gain a diverse range of skills.
Applications are open from Monday 23 April to 5pm, Friday 4 May 2018. LLB II, LLB III and JD I
students are eligible to apply.
Successful candidates are expected to commence work around July/August 2018, although the start
date is flexible. A minimum commitment of two working days per week is required.
Interested? Submit your cover letter, resume and academic transcript online at
VOLUNTEER LEGAL ASSISTANT
Redfern legal centre
The Redfern Legal Centre is looking for a number of volunteer legal assistants.
Volunteer Legal Assistants will build skills in casework file maintenance, public contact, assisting people in crisis and client interviewing. Legal Assistants will also increase their knowledge of referral services and the practical application and constraints of the law.
Volunteer Legal Assistants work one four-hour shift per week for a minimum of twelve months. Shifts are Monday to Thursday 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm or Friday 9am-1pm or 2pm-5pm.
Legal Assistants must attend a compulsory training session at Redfern Legal Centre.
Apply via Redfern Legal centre website - https://rlc.org.au/jobs-volunteers/volunteer-legal-assistants
CLASS ACTION PARALEGAL
MAURICE BLACKBURN LAWYERS
Throughout the year, we require the assistance of Paralegals that can work on a contract basis. As a Paralegal in the Class Actions team, your role may include large scale discovery, legal research and writing, bulk data entry and client liaison. Successful candidates for paralegal roles will have superior academic results, be team oriented and will possess excellent communication, organisation and IT skills, with financial skills being an advantage. You can expect to work on large exciting Class Actions in a supportive and close knit team whilst gaining exposure to some of the best Class Actions Lawyers in Australia.
Key Selection Criteria:
- 3rd year of your degree or be near completion of an Australian Law degree.
- You must be available to work 3-5 days working 9:00am – 5:30pm
- Display excellent academics on your Academic Transcript
- Possess a high attention to detail
- Empathy and compassion for our client base
- The ability to work as part of a busy team.
Please note this is an expression of interest only. Maurice Blackburn will make contact with you should any suitable roles become available.
To be considered for a position your application must include your Resume, Cover Letter & Academic Transcript.
If you have any further questions please contact Madeline Durnan, HR Administrator on email@example.com.
Legal graduate position
Woolworths group legal
We are passionate about retail; and deliver thought-leadership and professional, frank legal advice across diverse areas of expertise including Corporate and Commercial, Property, IP, Competition and Regulatory Matters, Public Liability, M&A, and Employment law.
You will work alongside our highly experienced General Counsels and Lawyers who advise on some of the most interesting and complex legal issues in Corporate Australia. We are also entering into an exciting association with Ashurst, a leading international law firm. Through this association we will provide opportunities for reverse secondments and participation in shared professional development programs as part of the extended Ashurst Graduate cohort.
This is a 2-year fixed term role, based at our Sydney offices.
Bachelor of Laws with strong academic record is required.
Dezarnaulds basten solicitors
Dezarnaulds Basten Solicitors are looking to find someone that speaks French and is studying law to join their firm based in Sydney.
The contact details are:
Sally Basten, Dezarnaulds Basten Solicitors
self representation service, sydney
Our Sydney office is currently recruiting a PLT student to work with our Self Representation Service.
We have a place for a student to commence as soon as possible to work on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for a minimum of 60 days.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
Applications should comprise of a single Word or PDF document including; a cover letter and CV.
Please ensure your cover letter includes:
- Your available start date, your preferred days, how many days placement you can commit to and the details of your GDLP provider.
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org as a single Word or PDF file including 'PLT Application – Self Representation Service - Sydney' in the subject line/
Graduate job opportunities
Attention all graduates! Below are fantastic links for job opportunities:
NSW Law Society Grad Page:
Government Graduate Jobs:
Graduate Job Search:
Grad Connection Grad Job Listings:
Holding Redlich is a progressive national law firm with an open, caring and supportive culture. We value our people and offer an environment of genuine professional support and opportunities for growth and development.
Our Sydney office is currently seeking a full time Paralegal to work in our Dispute Resolution & Litigation group.
As a key member of the group, you will support and work with a partner, senior associate and junior lawyer. You will provide general paralegal and administration support to the group predominately working on litigation matters with an emphasis on debt recovery.
For a confidential discussion concerning this opportunity please contact Zoe Discombe, Recruitment Manager on 9321 9802 or at email@example.com
2019 graduate development program
department of home affairs
william roberts lawyers
William Roberts is a dynamic and innovative law firm with a focus on dispute resolution, litigation, and personal, commercial and property transactions with offices in Sydney, Brisbane and Singapore.
This winter, William Roberts Lawyers are offering a limited number of winter clerkships in our Sydney office to penultimate year law students.
As a Winter Clerk you will gain invaluable experience during a four week period working in rotation across our core areas of practice.
Please see below for application detail:
Winter clerkship program dates: Monday 2 July 2018 to Friday 27 July 2018
- Applications Open: Monday, 2 April 2018
- Applications Close: Friday, 27 April 2018
- Offers made: Friday, 25 May 2018
Please send your CV, academic transcript and covering letter to:
Tel: (02) 9552 2111
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