Search 126 live jobs

Find your next job through The College of Law

POST YOUR JOB TODAY

Law students and lawyers will be able to find your jobs

Post a Job

Latest Jobs

PLT
HY Solicitors Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Sep 25, 2017
Part-time
HY Solicitors is a boutique firm located in Burwood specialising in personal injury law. We are currently offering a position for graduates completing their PLT to commence immediately. You will be assisting the principal solicitor draft documents and correspondence, conduct legal research, assist in file management, managing clients and their correspondence and general office duties. You will work in a close-knit team who are all willing to nurture your legal training and provide you with hands-on experience. Our solicitors are highly motivated and have over 50 years of combined legal experience. The ideal condition will have: Self-motivated attitude Willingness to learn Strong attention to detail Good time management skills Be available to commit to 2-3 days per week Mandarin speaking is preferred We are located close to public transport and hours of work can be tailored to suit your study timetable. Kindly be advised that this is a volunteer position for law students. Please send your resume and availabilities to  yirui.song@hysolicitors.com.au ,  or call our office for further information.
Burgess Thomson Lawyers Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Sep 25, 2017
Full-time
About the business and the role Burgess Thomson Lawyers is a boutique general practice law firm located in newly renovated offices at 400 Hunter Street in the Newcastle CBD, opposite Newcastle Court House.   We specialise in legal services for individuals, business owners and family groups. Our areas of practice include: Residential and commercial property conveyancing  Commercial and retail leases Estate planning including wills, testamentary trusts, life interest trusts, enduring powers of attorney, appointments of enduring guardians  Deceased estates including applications for probate and letters of administration Business law including business sale and purchase transactions Commercial dispute resolution Business structures and asset protection Unit and discretionary trusts and companies  Self Managed Superannuation Funds Supreme Court of NSW disputes involving deceased estates, including contested wills and family provision claims Building and construction law Family law Employment law Job tasks and responsibilities Due to exciting growth in the firm, an opportunity has become available for a full-time Lawyer to join Burgess Thomson Lawyers. This position ideally suits an experienced Solicitor with broad general practice experience, particularly in the areas of conveyancing, leases, wills and estates, and commercial law. The role involves working with two senior Solicitors - James Thomson, Director & Principal Lawyer and Damian Burgess, Senior Lawyer. This role also offers scope to develop a practice in your areas of interest.  Study leave will also be considered for applicants looking to complete a Masters of Laws degree or become a Law Society Accredited Specialist in their chosen area. Salary package is negotiable based on experience.  Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. An exciting career with great long term prospects in a growing firm awaits the successful applicant.  Skills and experience A minimum of 3 years' post-admission experience as a Solicitor in a law practice in NSW LEAP Microsoft Office 2016 (Outlook and Word) Experience with professional client liaison Exceptional attention to detail Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and manage client files Job benefits and perks Car parking included To apply for this position, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to: James Thomson Director & Principal Lawyer Burgess Thomson Lawyers Email: jthomson@burgessthomson.com.au   Burgess Thomson Lawyers 400 Hunter Street Newcastle NSW 2300 www.burgessthomson.com.au  
Burgess Thomson Lawyers Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Sep 25, 2017
Part-time
Practical Legal Training Placement About the business and the role Burgess Thomson Lawyers is a boutique general practice law firm located in newly renovated offices at 400 Hunter Street in the Newcastle CBD, opposite Newcastle Court House.   We specialise in legal services for individuals and small businesses.  We focus on conveyancing, wills and estates, leases, general commercial advice, business transactions and litigation. Job tasks and responsibilities Due to exciting growth in the firm, an opportunity has become available for a Practical Legal Training Placement at Burgess Thomson Lawyers. You will be supervised and mentored by two senior Solicitors, James Thomson and Damian Burgess. The role includes preparation of documents and working on files for: Conveyancing Leases Wills and deceased estates General commercial advice Litigation You will also be involved in liaising with clients, other parties, and banks as part of this role.   You will be trained to work on conveyancing files from inception to completion, including attending property settlements.  You will also be provided with exposure to other general practice legal matters including reception duties, administrative tasks, and file management. You will gain experience with: LEAP legal software Microsoft Office 2016 (Outlook and Word) Dictaphone typing with BigHand digital dictation Legal file management, handling incoming and outgoing correspondence, and diarising tasks in Outlook for completion Professional client liaison Effective multiple diary management in Outlook Skills and experience We are looking for candidates with the following skills and qualities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Highly motivated and focused;​ Strong academic record; Exceptional attention to detail; Excellent time management skills; High level of computer literacy and competency in legal research databases; Experience working in a commercial office setting; Excellent presentation; Highly organised and ability to multitask; Ability to work in a team; Reliable, honest and responsible. Requirements: Completion of a Law degree or 4th/5th year law student; Currently enrolled in/recently completed a PLT Program at an Australian University/College;  Availability to work a minimum of 3 days per week The position is unpaid and available for a duration of up to 75 working days to complete practical legal training requirements. You will gain extensive legal experience in this time in a supportive work environment, which will look great on your Resume and well equip you for your future legal career ahead. The position is available for an immediate start. To apply for this position, please submit your Cover Letter, Resume, and Academic Transcripts by email to jthomson@burgessthomson.com.au James Thomson Director & Principal Lawyer Burgess Thomson Lawyers Burgess Thomson Lawyers 400 Hunter Street Newcastle NSW 2300 www.burgessthomson.com.au  
View all jobs