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The College of Law New Zealand
May 24, 2017
Contract
Expressions of Interest Sought The College of Law New Zealand invites expressions of interest from legal practitioners who wish to be engaged as adjunct instructors to deliver the Colleges PLSC (Profs) course. Adjunct instructors are engaged on an as needs and when required basis.   About The College of Law New Zealand The College of Law New Zealand is the school of professional practice for lawyers and deliver innovative, practice-focussed legal education and training to enhance the careers of practising professionals across 5 centres nationwide (Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin Hamilton).  The College is the largest PLT provider in New Zealand and delivers practical legal training (Profs) programs that lead to admission in New Zealand. The program includes face to face and online professional skills training with multiple intakes each year.  We are currently looking to engage a number of adjuncts to provide both face to face lecturing and online support.  Teaching would be on an as and when required basis and both face to face and online.   This is an opportunity to work flexibly as part of a dynamic and highly engaged team.   Required qualifications and experience: Experience in legal practice with extensive knowledge in the areas of property, commercial or litigation. Demonstrated aptitude for teaching An understanding of the strategic context of the legal profession and its associated industries Excellent communication skills, both oral and written Sound project management skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task and achieve priorities within tight timelines Awareness of educational technologies including online delivery Proficiency in use of MS Office If you are interested in being part of a growing national operation, please email your resume and covering letter to recruitment@collaw.edu.au by 23 June 2017  
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  
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