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Justice Connect Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
May 24, 2017
Part-time
Justice Connect’s Referral Service in Melbourne is currently looking for a Practice Legal Trainee* (PLT) to start as soon as possible, working 3 – 4 days per week. The Referral Service makes referrals to barristers and solicitors on behalf of individuals experiencing disadvantage. PLTs are a vital part of our work. Successful applicants will gain valuable and practical generalist experience working alongside experienced lawyers and barristers in the pursuit of social justice. Some of the tasks that Referral Service PLTs undertake include; Taking instructions from potential clients who are vulnerable Managing intake of new telephone enquiries File management: maintaining accurate client information Providing supervised legal information to clients Involvement in current and potential projects that the Referral Service Team are working which may include researching of particular issues, preparing fact sheets, participating in discussions. Legal research, analysis and problem solving Participating in the making of a referral which may include; liaising with barristers, lawyers, case workers, courts/tribunals and support workers, preparing referral memos and closing matters. To be eligible for this position, you must; Have completed your law degree Be currently completing your Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (through College of law or an equivalent institution) Undertake a minimum of 50 days of practical legal training at Justice Connect Lawyers will not be considered *Please note that PLT positions are unpaid* The Justice Connect Melbourne office is located in the Melbourne CBD. As a PLT student with this service, you will develop practical and procedural legal experience and skills across various practice areas. Applications will be assessed on a demonstrated interest in and commitment to not-forprofit organisations and the community sector. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are highly encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be open until filled . For more information on what to expect from your placement; https://www.justiceconnect.org.au/get-involved/practical-legal-training/what-expect  
Justice Connect Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
May 24, 2017
Part-time
Justice Connect is a community legal centre, delivering access to justice through pro bono to people experiencing disadvantage and the community organisations that support them. We currently have positions available to work with our specialist legal service Not-for-profit Law, based in our Melbourne office, minimum 3 days per week, starting in June. Not-for-profit Law provides free and low-cost legal assistance to not-for-profit community organisations in New South Wales and Victoria. As a PLT student within NFP Law, you will receive training and supervision and will have carriage of files. You will have the opportunity to participate in: Taking instructions from clients (not-for-profit organisations); Assisting the Manager to assess matters for referral; Legal research;  Referring matters to Justice Connect member law firms and barristers; and Drafting letters, memorandums and briefs. Applications will be assessed on a demonstrated interest in and commitment to not-for-profit organisations and the community sector. Melbourne office is located in the Melbourne CBD. This is an unpaid position. You must: have completed or be close to completing College of Law, or its equivalent at a participating university; be able to work at least 3 days a week; and undertake a minimum of 60 days of practical legal training at Justice Connect. Applications will be assessed on a demonstrated interest in, and commitment to, not-for-profit organisations and the community sector. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are highly encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be open until filled. For information on how to apply and what to expect from your placement, please go to www.justiceconnect.org.au/get-involved/practical-legal-training-placements .
Angie Rennie Lawyer Earlwood, New South Wales, Australia
May 24, 2017
Part-time
A small, general suburban practice seeks a hard working individual who is looking to gain practical legal experience as part of their PLT placement. You will gain experience across a range of legal matters including property, family, wills, estates and traffic offences. Your responsibilities will include assisting the sole solicitor in charge with file management, drafting documents, research, liaising with clients and some general administrative duties.   The applicant must be honest, responsible, organised, motivated and possess a positive attitude. This position is to commence immediately and the position is unpaid. For immediate consideration for this role, please submit your Resume and Academic Record by email to angie@arlawyer.com.au  
The College of Law Perth, Western Australia, Australia
May 23, 2017
Full-time
We are looking for a lecturer to join our team in the College of Law WA Office. This is a fixed term position for 12 months from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. The College of Law is the pre-eminent provider of practical legal training programs in the Australasia. Our Programs enable law graduates to satisfy the requirements for admission as legal practitioners, in all jurisdictions of Australia and New Zealand. We are seeking to engage a Lecturer for our Western Australia Practical Legal Training program. Applicants who are seeking fractional employment are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must meet the following essential criteria for appointment: A tertiary qualification or equivalent in law and eligibility to practice law as a legal practitioner in WA At least 5 years’ post-admission experience as a legal practitioner in Western Australia An understanding of the current and emerging issues facing the legal profession An enthusiasm for the practice of law and an ability to communicate that enthusiasm Demonstrated teaching skills, or a capacity and willingness to undertake training in instructional methods Skills in use of technology such as internet, email, and word processing packages. Desirable criteria : Experience in, and a thorough knowledge of legal practice in property, commercial or litigation areas. Detail Job Description can be viewed here If interested please send covering letter and CV to recruitment@collaw.edu.au by COB 29 May 2017.  
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