Apostles Legal is a fast growing dynamic law firm based in Canberra and Sydney CBD. The firm is offering a non-paid PLT placement to students who are seeking to fulfil the practical training component for the purpose of admission. At Apostles, you will be given the opportunity to be mentored by experienced solicitors to develop your legal skills and experience. Your duties will include:
Administrative tasks i.e attending to incoming calls, greeting clients, making appointments.
Assisting with conveyancing, commercial leases, business sales/purchases and any other matters as instructed by the supervising solicitors.
Conducting legal research and assisting with drafting legal documents.
Assisting in creating marketing materials.
A successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:
Be available to work minimum 2-3 days a week.
Ability to balance work with study.
Ability to follow instructions and work independently.
Possess a positive attitude.
Willingness to learn.
Attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Please send your cover letter, resume and academic transcripts via email.
Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
GREENFIELD LAWYERS is a boutique law firm specialising in criminal defence advice & litigation, based in Bankstown and regarded as the leading criminal defence lawyers in Sydney's southwest. We advise and appear in all criminal and traffic matters (from drink driving to homicide), as well as quasi-criminal and regulatory matters and civil matters against the police.
We now have one (1) position available for an eligible student to undertake the Practical Legal Training component of their pre-admission requirements with us.
In this role, you will be exposed to all facets of a criminal defence practice, including:
Taking instructions from clients and interviewing witnesses, in office or at a correctional centre;
Liaising with other parties, such as the police, prosecutors, witnesses, barristers and other solicitors;
Drafting legal documents, such as briefs to counsel, subpoenas, written submissions, affidavits and witness statements;
Court appearances in procedural or administrative proceedings, such as mentions, and instructing barristers in complex matters; and
Other administrative and clerical duties.
To be successful, you will need to meet the following criteria:
A genuine interest in (and the guts for) criminal law;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Excellent research and problem-solving skills; and
Available to start immediately and work on a full-time basis.
Prior experience in criminal law or law generally is not necessary. Ability to speak and write in Vietnamese will be advantageous, but not necessary either.
Please note this role is an unpaid volunteer position. However, all our solicitors are employed directly from the PLT pool, and as such there may well be a prospect of employment as a junior solicitor following your PLT placement.
To apply, please forward your CV and a brief cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Lin Tang and Co Lawyers
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
*Be part of a talented team*
*Exposure to prestige international corporation*
*Working closely with management*
*Adding value to a successful legal branding*
*A platform where you will develop and strive for producing excellent results.
*A remuneration of $200 per week will be offered to the right person after two weeks probation term.
We are a boutique law firm specialised in Corporate & Commercial, and Migration law since 1996, currently operates a Sydney CBD office and an overseas office in Beijing (approved by Industrial and Commercial Bureau in China since 2003). Renowned for over 20 Years business success, our company values employees and encourages personal development at all levels.
We are looking for PLT who is proficient in assisting our legal office and managing priorities of solicitors’ work load, in addition to coordinating multiple tasks under pressure. This role is set within a dynamic and fast paced environment where deadlines must be met.
Suitable candidate is expected to perform duties in below areas:
Administration of a busy legal office
Keeping a calendar and prioritising work for solicitors
Preparation and sending cost agreement and invoice to client
Collaborate with solicitors to deliver outstanding legal service to client
We commit to provide training to all staffs. Candidates with strong computer literacy and Microsoft Office skills are necessary, and LEAP and MYOB skills preferable. Chinese language skill is preferred but not essential.
We have the opportunities and are confronted with challenges of being an active player in the merging and alliancing between top-tiered global firms in China and in Australia. You will gain legal experience in the area of Corporate and Commercial, Planning and Property, and Migration laws. You will be encouraged and supported by the firm to have a healthy life style and to be creative in handling matters.
To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter to email@example.com .
Tuwin Lawyers Pty Ltd
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Tuwin Lawyers is a highly respected and dynamic legal firm situated in the Sydney CBD. We are a boutique corporate and commercial law firm that focus in matters located within Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. We are looking for a motivated junior solicitor with 1-3 PAE to join our team.
Relevant Australian Tertiary Qualification in law
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Comprehensive understanding of commercial and property litigation processes
Ability to draft various correspondence to internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner
Strong time management and organisational skills
High level of attention to detail
Remuneration will commensurate with experience and capability.