Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Salvos Legal is an award-winning, social enterprise law firm owned by the Salvation Army. We act for NSW and Federal Government agencies, ASX 200 companies, SMEs, Not-For-Profits and individuals. Uniquely, all of our profits fund our humanitarian arm, Salvos Legal Humanitarian , which provides free legal services to people who need them most.
Our firm was recognised as the 2014 Law Firm of the Year in the Australian Law Awards and was awarded Australian Law Firm of the Year (up to 100 lawyers) and Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year at the 2016 Australasian Law Awards . We were also recently named one of the 2016 Innovative Firms by Australasian Lawyer .
A placement in Salvos Legal’s Property Team offers you a unique opportunity to:
Gain “hands on” experience in commercial and retail leasing, sales and purchase and general property advice work in a best practice environment;
Develop your foundational legal skills through active mentoring from our respected staff team;
Complete your PLT hours or gain 4 months experience towards your unrestricted practicing certificate;
Participate in our internal CLE program, earning a minimum of 5 CLE points during your 4 month internship;
Benefit from our staff well-being program, which supports both professional and personal development;
Join an innovative, energetic and friendly team in a boutique firm
To secure this exciting opportunity you will need to be a law graduate or junior solicitor with a genuine interest in Property Law, and a commitment to volunteering full-time for four months. You will have strong interpersonal, written communication and time-management skills and a desire to learn from more experienced practitioners while making an integral contribution to your team.
If you are an energetic and flexible young lawyer with a hunger to participate in a unique and growing business and a heart for social justice, then you may well be the right person to join this team.
"As a PLT student in Salvos Legal’s Property Team, I had the opportunity to do work that was challenging under the guidance of experienced legal professionals who were supportive and open to my opinions... Overall, my placement not only sparked and fed my intellectual curiosity in this area of law, it was also an incredibly rewarding experience knowing that my contributions had a social impact due to the firm’s unique business model and its pursuit of holistic justice." Reynald, PLT Student, February 2017
To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter to: